Mike Holt

I would like to recommend the ministry of Steve Smith and the Athens prayer network. Steve has done a fantastic job in gathering the pastors of our community to pray on a regular basis and also during times of crisis in our country. As a church, we support Steve and Shellie, and believe in their […]

Sean Seay

There’s no other way to describe it than Steve & Shellie Smith and the Athens Prayer Network have been life changing for me. I have loved God for many years, but I have not been a man of prayer for most of my life. Thanks to God’s work in me through the APN that has changed. […]

Scott Sheppard

Steve Smith is a friend, as well as a gift to Athens, GA and to the Body of Christ. His passion and ability to gather pastors, church / ministry leaders, and at times the city, together for the sole purpose of prayer is rare.  Recognizing the need to gather pastors together in a safe space to […]

Bill Curington

Over 5 years ago, Steve & I went with 2 other Athens ministers to a ministry conference in Orlando, FL.  God used that event to plant a burning desire in our hearts to see Revival in Athen s.  Once we came back, Steve began organizing a weekly prayer gathering where Athens area ministers & prayer leaders […]

Steven Link

Steve and Shellie Smith are such a blessing to me and Kristin, our family, and our faith family at Phoenix Athens. When God led us to plant in Athens, Steve was the first guy we were led to connect with – and it was such an encouragement to learn that God was using Steve and […]

Travis Gay

I’ve known Steve Smith for many years now and I’ve been able to observe over this time the sincerity of his faith and his passionate love for Jesus.  Steve and Shellie have been major catalysts for stirring up prayer and worship in our city.  He’s helped unify pastors and ministry leaders under the simple yet […]

Sandy Blount

One of the moves of God in the Athens area that has encouraged me greatly is the call of God on Steve Smith to bring unity through prayer for such a time as this.  I have known Steve since 2015 and have watched as God worked through him to establish the Athens Prayer Network.  Steve […]

David Hutchinson

Steve Smith is a gift to our city.  His passionate vision to see a move of God in Athens and his unique ability to stir up prayer in various circles are what sets Athens Prayer Network apart from any other ministry in this area.  I have personally benefited from the fruit of his labors by […]

Dr. Pastor David Holt

I am so thankful for Steve Smith’s ministry.  He has been used of God to bring pastors and other Christian leaders together for prayer and unity.  In a day of great division, we need to come together to talk and pray.  Steve has been a powerful catalyst for this in the Athens area.  In addition, he has […]

Prayer Wall Sample 1

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. […]