APOSTLE W.L. SMITH
Apostle W. L. Smith has not only maximized and excelled in what God has deposited in him but has also raised the bar for vision, leadership, courage, civic responsibility, ecclesiastical intellect, and compassion to new and unfathomable levels. This man of strength and integrity we speak of hails from humble origins of Sylvania, GA and is the son of the Reverend and Mrs. Willie L. Smith Sr.Pelted with an array of challenges and distractions that would ultimately set the tone and tenor for the rest of his life He was saved in 1978 at Mount Olive Fire Baptized Holiness Church under the leadership of his father Rev. Willie L. Smith, young Apostle Smith would choose this day whom he would serve. It would be Jesus.Probably one of the most poignant moments of his life occurred in May of 1979, as he was waiting to become a Jr. Deacon, God called him into the gospel ministry and in that same year he was licensed as a Minister. His ministerial trek began in 1979 as he accepted God’s call and was licensed in the gospel ministry at the age of 18.
It is noteworthy that he has been used by God to help his fathers ministry grow and under his short tenure as Assistant Pastor, souls have been saved, healed, delivered, and filled with the Holy Spirit.Apostle Smith was led to move to New York. Then he became one of the District Evangelists of the Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God of the America/Long Island District, under the leadership of the late Elder J. Fernell where he served for two years. In the churches in which he has served . He has served in many capacities including Sunday School Superintendent, Youth President, etc. Served as President of the Minister’s Council and Youth For Christ Organization, of which he is the founder.He received his ministerial training through the Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God of the America and through Word Evangelical Deliverance Center. Apostle Smith was lead to join the Word Evangelical Deliverance Center of Bronx, NY in 1984under the leadership of Bishop R. Singeltary. During this time he was ordained Elder. God blessed him to single handily renovate the church headquarters. He was the Assistant Administrator for the Protestant Conference of Churches and Clergy under the Rev. Tim Burkett in Bronx, NY. During the years Apostle Smith has been preaching, it is evident that with experience, and an ever – closer walk with God, time would only tell what the Almighty had in store for him.Apostle Smith has seen God open deaf ears and the lame walk in his ministry. God has also given him an awesome gift of Prophecy was blessed to Pastor many churches in New York, Florida, and Georgia. He was blessed to travel to 41 different states preaching the Gospel in churches, tents, halls, etc.
At this time Apostle Smith received his Apostleship in 1995 from the Lord and served as Assistant Administrator for Liberty New Creation under the leadership of Bishop J. Mattox. He has birthed more than 5,000 souls to Christ. he has helped thousands to realize there destiny for their lives. Apostle Smith has made a firm commitment to do the Lords will. He diligently served the Liberty New Creation until God gave him the Word Explosion vision. As Founder of Word Explosion International, an interdenominational fellowship and with churches in Houston, TX, Bennettsville, SC, and Jacksonville, FL.Apostle Smith is a seminar speaker, revivalist, renovator, organizer, motivational speaker, etc. He has conducted many prophetic conferences, Men& and Women’s conferences, crusades, revivals, etc. Many are blessed through the various conferences hosted by Apostle Smith each year and generations are changed because of his passion for mentoring youth, men and pastors. Through his ministry people are discovering their destinies. Because of the favor of God on and over his life, this humble servant is advancing the Kingdom of God in a whole new way, in addition to his numerous speaking engagements and ministry. Despite the multiplicity of challenges and victories alike, Apostle Smith continues to ‘equip the saints’ for the work of ministry. When questions arise concerning the many great works in ministry completed during his watch, his response remains unchanged with each passing day. Simply, God did it. Apostle Smith is leaving an indelible mark on mankind and society to retreat to the heaven maximizing his God