Lem was born and raised in Kansas. He was saved at the age of four and served the Lord in ministry through his high school and college years. He graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a degree in Pastoral Ministries. He has continually felt the Lord directing him in ministry and currently serves as the Assistant Pastor at Talking Rock Road Baptist Church in Branson West, MO. Lem also serves as the Program Manager at Amazing Grace Baptist Camp.