Brother Spencer J. Condie was born in Preston, Idaho, and his family later moved to Pocatello, Idaho, where he graduated from Pocatello High School. He served a mission in southern Germany. Brother Condie received a Bachelor's degree from BYU-Provo, his Master's Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He served on the BYU-Provo faculty prior to being called as president of the Vienna Austria Mission. Brother Condie and his wife are the parents of five children and served as temple president and matron of the Nauvoo Temple.