Brian Sherring was born in Isleworth, Middlesex, England in 1932. Following a technical education, he took an engineering apprenticeship and worked for some years as a design draughtsman in agricultural engineering. He was one time Assistant Principal of The Chapel of the Opened Book in London and wrote regular articles for The Berean Expositor and several booklets. He then spent some 25 years in the food import business and worked with farm animals at weekends as a hobby. He now lives with his wife in retirement in Surrey.