Bruce Smith was raised in a Christian home and came to know Jesus as his personal savior when he was a child. He has received degrees from the Moody Bible Institute (B.A.), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M.Div), and Southern Seminary (D.Min). Since 2004 he has served as pastor at Central. Before this, he served as pastor of a congregation in Vancouver, British Columbia, and as a chaplain in the Chicago area.
His mission is to help everyone he knows grow to their full spiritual potential in Christ. His favorite authors are D. A. Carson, A.W. Tozer, and Martyn Lloyd-Jones. In his free time, you will find him spending time with his wife and six kids, participating in sports, or reading.