Pastor Sam Knickerbocker grew up on the missions field in the country of France. At the age of sixteen he surrendered completely to do God's will. Pastor Knickerbocker graduated from The Crown College of the Bible in Powell, TN with a degree in Pastoral Ministry. He went on to serve as an assistant to the pastor at Capitol Baptist Church in Dover, DE for over five years. In April of 2017 under the direction of CBC pastor Knickerbocker started First State Baptist Church in Wilmington, DE where he is currently serving as the pastor. He is married and has six children.