Ted Smith

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Ted Smith grew up in the inner-city of Baltimore, MD. Since giving his life to Christian service nearly three decades ago, he has served as a missionary to the Philippines and with churches in Oklahoma and Texas.

He currently serves as Regional Director of Ministry, overseeing ministry staff and ministry engagements throughout the Midwest Region. In addition, Ted is the Director of The Urban Ministry Institute (TUMI) of Dallas facilitating classes and managing TUMI partnerships in the DFW area and beyond. He also teaches at Dallas Christian College.

Ted’s passion is to develop leaders for the urban context through resourcing, coaching, and mentoring. He has a BA in Ministry and Leadership from Dallas Christian College, a MA in New Testament and Preaching from Johnson University, and is in the process of completing a MA in Global Leadership from Dallas Baptist University with a concentration in Urban Ministry. Ted and his wife live in Dallas, TX.


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