Our Pastors

  • Eric Bancroft

    Senior Pastor since 2008

    Eric has served as senior pastor at Castleview since 2008, moving to Indianapolis from Los Angeles where he served on the pastoral staff of Grace Community Church under Pastor John MacArthur.

    Eric holds a Bachelors of Arts from Trinity International University, a Masters of Divinity from The Master’s Seminary, and is currently finishing his Doctorate of Ministry at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    In addition to serving at Castleview, Eric helps lead the Indianapolis Chapter of The Gospel Coalition, is on the board of Indianapolis Theological Seminary, and is a Fellow at The Mathena Center for Church Revitalization at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    Eric’s passions include preaching and pastoring his flock, dating his wife, raising his teenage sons, and helping serve other pastors in area churches.


  • Nathan Lugbill

    Pastor of Family Life & Discipleship since 2012

    Nathan previously served as a pastoral assistant at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington D.C. Nathan studied at Indiana Wesleyan University (B.A) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) Nathan’s desire is to help equip Christians, especially parents, with the Word of God for the ministry He has given them. Nathan and his wife, Jess, have five children.

  • Kelly Wright

    Pastor of Student Ministries and Fellowship Groups since 2013

    Kelly studied at The Master’s College (B.A.) and The Master’s Seminary (M.Div., Th.M.). Kelly previously served on pastoral staff at Grace Community Church in Los Angeles and was an adjunct professor at The Master’s College. Kelly has a passion for young people to know Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord. Kelly and his wife, Vanessa, have been married since 2008 and have two children.