Efrem Smith
speaker

Efrem Smith is an internationally recognized preacher who also consults on issues of multi-ethnicity, leadership and community development. Currently, Efrem is the superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, and an itinerant speaker with Kingdom Building Ministries. As founding pastor of the Sanctuary Covenant Church in Minneapolis, he also served as president of the Sanctuary Community Development Corporation. Efrem is the author of the books Raising Up Young Heroes, The Hip Hop Church and Jump. Married to Donecia, the couple has two daughters, Jaeda and Mireya. He and his family reside in the Bay Area of Northern California.

Articles + Resources

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The Leader's Capacity to Lead Himself

2009 Exponential Conference Post-Launch Track.  Every leader has his lids.  The self-aware leader identifies the lids and is relentless at…
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The Heart of a Multi-Ethnic Urban Church

2007 Exponential Conference Urban and Multi-Ethnic Planting Track.  What is the vision and passion at the heart of a multi-ethnic…

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Planting a Multi-Ethnic Church

2007 Exponential Conference Urban and Multi-Ethnic Planting Track. This session lays out a sequential process of launching a multi-ethnic church…

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The Leadership Role in a Multi-Ethnic Church

2007 Exponential Conference Urban and Multi-Ethnic Planting Track.  What does it take to be the leader of a multi-ethnic church? …