Matt Candlish

Pastor Matt began his ministry here at FBC Princeton in 2018. Prior to that, he served in churches in Michigan and Illinois. Matt was born in Kokomo, IN into a ministry family. He is a graduate of Faith Baptist Bible College. Matt loves reading, studying, preaching and teaching God’s Word. He is passionate about helping people in their relationship with God. Matt enjoys golf, coffee, googling ways to fix things and spending time with his family.

Kristi grew up in a small town in SW Iowa. She is a graduate of Central Christian College. Kristi has been involved in many areas of ministry in the churches where she and Matt have served. Kristi loves to read, garden, quilt, bake and enjoy a good cup of coffee.

Matt and Kristi have been married for 21 years and have two beautiful daughters.