Paul Smith is a native New Mexican with roots in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. He attended Abilene Christian University where he met and married his wife Susan. Through ACU he earned the BS, MS and M.Div. degrees. He is currently working on the Doctor of Ministry degree through Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.
Paul has served as a youth minister, preaching minister, associate minister and hospice chaplain. He has also worked as a flight instructor and as a pilot for a freight distribution company. He is currently serving as the campus minister for the 3rd and Kilgore congregation in Portales, New Mexico, and also as an instructor in the Department of Religion at Eastern New Mexico University.
Paul and Susan have one daughter, Kylee, and 4 cats. When not studying for a sermon or for his doctoral work, Paul loves to play his guitars and would love to spend more time on a clear trout stream fly fishing, but that happens way too infrequently.