Church Leadership - Elders
Pastor Nick Smiley serves as the lead pastor for Faith Bible Church in Sanford, North Carolina, which he has done since January of 2014. He was born in Florida, but has been a resident of NC for 15 years. He became a Christian as a teenager in a church where he grew up in Florida. He spent four years in the United States Marine Corps and currently works as a programmer for American Express. Pastor Nick has a B.A. in History from High Point University and a M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary. He is happily married to his lovely wife Dean’na and has three precious daughters, Lydia, Naomi, and Elizabeth.
Elder Mitch Conder was born in Sanford, NC and has always lived here except
for two years spent in the United States Army.
He returned home from service and began a career in the home building
business. Mitch was saved at a young
age, but did not live the Christian life until, by God's grace and with the
help of his wife and daughter, was brought back to serve the Lord. He is married to his godly wife Marvella, has
one daughter, a son in law, and three grand-children.
Elder Chris McNeill is from the town of Cameron in Moore County. He is employed by Central Carolina Community College where he serves as maintenance supervisor for the Harnett county campus. Chris was saved through the radio ministry of Dr John MacArthur while working second shift in a manufacturing plant. He is married to his lovely wife Cindy and has a daughter and two sons.