Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Mike Smith is pastor of Central Baptist Church of Fountain City, Knoxville, Tenn.

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:30

Baptists on the other side of anger

Moving on means being committed to a few powerful intentions.

Friday, 24 May 2013 13:30

Where was God in Okla. twister?

Such questions are natural in difficult times, but victims must realize God doesn't punish through such calamities.

Friday, 21 September 2012 15:34

Following Jesus in a politicized world

A pastor offers guidelines for participating in politics without being unchristian.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 19:00

How to interpret the Scriptures

A church member will sometimes ask how I go about interpreting the scriptures. I am tempted to answer, “On the run,” since I preach and teach several times each week. Thinking more about the question, here are some guidelines.

Wednesday, 09 November 2011 06:25

Trust the people

Few words spark more immediate anxiety in a pastor than, “Preacher, we’ve found a great book, and we’re going to get a group together and teach it.”