Church Leadership – Elders

1521325_601779273191625_172077789_nPastor 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 14 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 Lizzie Grace.


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.


Chris 2Elder 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.