Dr. Anthony WagenerSmith joined the NAD Evangelism Institute in 2017 as Associate Director. Prior to that, Anthony served in the Florida Conference for twelve years pastoring congregations, planting new churches, and developing training and resources for discipleship and church planting.
He earned an undergraduate degree in Theology from Southern Adventist University, a Masters of Divinity with an emphasis in Theological Studies from Andrews University, and completed his Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Missional Church Planting.
Dr. WagenerSmith develops mission focused leaders through the integration of theology and practice. Intentional areas of focus he brings to equipping leaders in the North American Division and beyond include: church planting, evangelism, disciple-making, writing and research, and assessment and coaching systems. He is married to Lianro, a school psychologist, and they have two kids. Anthony is grateful to be a part of God's mission, serving in dependence upon His power, and in a spirit of collaboration with church members, leaders, and organizations.