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Steve Smith Steve Smith

Steve Smith
Title: Elder
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Steve was born July 22, 1965 in Flint, Michigan where he graduated from Linden High School in  Linden, MI in 1983. He moved to Charlotte, NC in September of 1989 just in time to experience his first Hurricane, '' HUGO'' that welcomed him to the east coast. The Smith family currently resides in Waxhaw, NC.

Steve has been employed by the Family Dollar Corporation where he has been a truck driver for ten years.

Steve's wife's name is Shelley, to whom he has been married since 1996; who in his words is, "my wonderful wife and prayer warrior."  Steve and Shelley have 5 sons in which they are proud to say are all born-again.

Steve rededicated his life to Christ at Matthews COG on Mother's Day 2004, was baptized in water on March 16, 2005 by Bishop Brackett along with his wife Shelley, and sons Stephen III, David, Andy, and Chase. He received the baptism of the Holy Ghost in the choir loft on March 12, 2006 and was installed as a church elder on  August 27, 2006.

Steve is so greatful for what God has done in his life; he says:

"Since dedicating my life to Christ and joining the Matthews Church of God the Lord has done great things in my life...trusting in God; He has saved my marriage,and He has delivered me from depression.

My prayer is that I always listen to the Holy Spirit for his guidance, to lead like Jesus and to be an armor-bearer to Pastor Brackett and a help to all my brethren at Matthews."