Jeffery Smith has been a fulltime pastor since graduating from seminary in 1990. In 1994 he was involved in planting a church which became Covenant Reformed Baptist Church in Easley, South Carolina, where he labored as a pastor for over 15 years. In 2009 he accepted a call to serve as a pastorsof Emmanuel Baptist Church, Coconut Creek Fl, where he still serves. Jeff also serves on the governing board and as a lecturer for Reformed Baptist Seminary. In addition to preaching and shepherding, he has been involved in ministerial and theological training in the U.S., Dominican Republic, the Far East, and Colombia. He is the author of The Rich Man and Lazarus: The Plain Truth About Life After Death, published by Evangelical Press. Jeff and his wife Kelly have six children, four boys and two girls.