Dr. Kevin Smith, Executive Director of the Baptist Convention of MD/DE.
Dr. Kevin Smith leads the staff of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware. He has experience as a pastor, chaplain, church planter, conference speaker, and short-term missionary. He has studied at Hampton University, the Church of God Theological Seminary, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, subsequently serving on Southern's faculty for a decade. In 2015 he was elected president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Kevin and his wife, Patricia, have three adult children and two great-nephews, Timothy and Josiah. His hobbies include whatever sports his kids are playing and riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. His ministry is animated by Jesus' prayer for the unity of His followers in John 17.
You Are Valued: What’s missing in many churches? Maybe, the gifts and passions of members being used for fruitful ministry. Much American church cultures has been weakened by the kryptonite of consumerism. The New Testament teaches that ALL Christ-followers (not just ministers) should be trained and encouraged to do “the work” of the ministry. Let’s talk about it!