0I0A8182cPastor Bryant Smith was born and raised in the metropolitan city of Miami, Florida. At an early age he answered the call of God by dedicating his life to service. A product of Christian education. He attended and graduated from Miami Union Academy in Miami, Florida and moved on to Oakwood University in Huntsville, AL, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Ministerial Theology. From there, he matriculated to Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI, where he obtained a Masters of Divinity degree. He has also completed the Clinical Pastoral Education and is endorsed by the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists as a Chaplain in Healthcare. In 2015, Pastor Smith was chosen to serve as the Communication Director of the Allegheny West Conference in Columbus, OH, a position he held until 2019.

Pastor Smith began his pastorate in the beautiful state of Virginia in the Staunton/Waynesboro district where he organized a community basketball team, moved the church into their permanent home, and burned the mortgage. After faithful service there, he was called to Youngstown, OH where pastor Smith’s dedication and hard work earned him the Key to the City from the Mayor of Youngstown. His leadership there also chaired and grew a city-wide recovery house program that gave safe shelter to those dealing with the drug, and opioid epidemic. As recognition for his commitment to the city of Youngstown Pastor Smith was chosen by the Inter-Denominational Association to be sent to Israel to build relationship and grow ministry among Christians.

The Lord has used him to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ and His saving grace in many places throughout the United States, Canada, South America, Africa and the Caribbean. He has been the keynote speaker for numerous special events and has conducted several ministry initiatives and evangelistic efforts, bringing hundreds to the saving knowledge of our Lord and Savior.

Pastor Smith is happily married to Amanda (Jacques), who works as a Speech-Language Pathologist. God has blessed their union with a son, Braylen and a daughter Simone. Pastor Smith is dedicated and determined to preach the gospel to dying souls and tell all about the good news of salvation. This powerful and motivational speaker is a man of God with a word from the Lord. Pastor Smith firmly believes: “God never promised an easy flight, just a safe landing.”




0I0A8182cPastor Furman F. Fordham III, affectionately known as Pace, is the oldest of three sons born to Pastor Furman Fordham II and Jennifer Gill Fordham.

Pace graduated from Pine Forge Academy and Oakwood University with a bachelor's in Ministerial Theology. While at Oakwood, he founded and co-founded many ministries: Closer, a Christ-centered, discussion-based small group ministry; Redemption SDA Fellowship, an online church congregation catering to collegiate young adults; and Without Walls, an outdoor worship service that came to prominence during the pandemic. He is also the founder of Thoughts By Pace, an online platform he developed to present the good news of Jesus through devotionals he writes and publishes for his website, You can subscribe to receive those Devotionals right to your phone by texting the word “thoughts” to (844) 750-0137.

Pace’s life goal is to grow continuously as a Christian man and a friend of God, introducing Jesus and spreading His love and practice to everyone.

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