Pastor Eric Smith
Eric Smith was elected elder at Collinsville Bible Church in 2004. Prior to his tenure at Collinsville, he was an assistant pastor at Colchester Bible Baptist Church in Colchester Connecticut from 1994 to 2004. Pastor Eric holds a Masters in Divinity from Bob Jones University which he received in 1995.
He has been married to the former Heidi Gronquist since 1999 and they have four wonderful children, Abigail, Borden, Hudson and Chloe. Heidi is one of the primary pianists at Collinsville and has led several women’s bible studies.
Pastor Eric has brought to Collinsville a renewed heart for the lost as he serves on the Arabic Bible Outreach Ministries (www.arabicbible.org) board of trustees. He has taught several classes at Northeast School of Theology and Missions (of which he is a former board member). Pastor Eric is full time at Collinsville and is our regular preacher at each of our services.