Meet Our Staff
Born and raised in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Brent was saved by grace through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and baptized at his home church. He later surrendered to the Gospel ministry and studied at the Missionary Baptist Seminary in Little Rock, Arkansas receiving his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Bible Languages.
While attending seminary, Brent met Cindy Hart, a pastor's daughter from Sherwood, Arkansas. Brent and Cindy were married in December of 1986. The Lord blessed Brent and Cindy with a daughter, Lauren, in 1990 and a son, Hayden, in 1992.
Brent became pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Cabot in April of 1991. God has been gracious through the years as the church has grown, relocated, and become involved in missions from Pennsylvania to Romania to Oregon.
Away from his pastoral duties, Brent enjoys his time with family and riding his motorcycle.
Associate of Student & Family Ministry
Bobby joined the staff at Faith in June of 2011. He is from North Little Rock and grew up in Victory Baptist Church. Bobby was saved at the age of 10 and surrendered into God's ministry while attending Bogg Springs Camp at the age of 16.
Bobby received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Theology from the Missionary Baptist Seminary in Little Rock. He served as pastor of Pine Top Baptist Church in Broken Bow, OK and Canaan Baptist Church in Pine Bluff, AR. He also has served as Student Intern at Victory Baptist Church and Music & Youth Pastor at Redfield Missionary Baptist Church.
Bobby married his wife, Amy, in January of 2001. They have two children, Joel and Grant. Joel was born on February 22, 2006 and moved into the presence of Jesus in August of 2011, at the age of 5. Grant, born on September 6, 2007, loves to spend time with his daddy doing "church" work. As a family, the Smiths love to spend time camping, running, bicycle riding, and taking day trips on the motorcycle.
Associate of Music & Senior Adult Ministry
Bill Simmons joined the staff at Faith in October of 2011. He and his wife, Judy, have one son, Zachary, who is currently attending Arkansas State University. Bill graduated from the Missionary Baptist Seminary in 1983 with his degree in Church Music Education.
He and Judy have served in churches in Arkansas since 1985, including First Baptist Church of Bryant, Arkansas (1985-1989); Bethany Baptist Church in White Hall, Arkansas (1990-1996); and Faith Baptist Church in North Little Rock, Arkansas (1997-2011).