Church Staff

Pastor Roger Thomas

Pastor Roger has been serving as the Associate Pastor of New Life Praise Church for nearly 3 years having been the Interim Pastor for the church during the search for the previous pastor.  He is now called as Senior Pastor here at New Life Praise Church. His heart for the church and for the Lord is evident in his leadership and guidance, and it is further evident in his preaching.

He was called into the ministry late in life, and he has served in ministry for 17 years.  He was ordained by the Sandhills Baptist Association in 1999.  He has served as pastor and pulpit supply pastor of several churches including 18 months as interim pastor of New Life Praise Church.  He served a 4-year term on the Board of Ministers at Campbell University.  He has now been called back to New Life Praise Church as Pastor.

He and his wife, Mary Lois, live in Sanford.  They have three daughters and four grandchildren.  They love the Lord and are committed to serving Him.