Endorsements

Rickey Smith

Rickey Smith

"Steve Smith is uniquely gifted to push Athens and its faith leaders in prayer. Not only has he followed the leading of the Lord to connect area … Read more...

Parker James

Parker James

"Let’s face it – prayer is a neglected discipline of the church. We need brothers like Steve Smith who are committed to stirring up and promoting … Read more...

Lloyd Craft

Lloyd Craft

"Getting to know Steve Smith has been a joy. His faithfulness to answer the call of Jesus to pray has touched me and brought more focus and awareness … Read more...

Nathan Botley

Nathan Botley

“I praise God for Steve Smith. When I was going through one of the most difficult times in my life, he was there. He prayed with me, encouraged me … Read more...

Lee Mason

Lee Mason

"Steve Smith has been a precious gift to the Athens community. The prayer lives of Christian Leaders throughout this city have been transformed by his … Read more...

James Scott

James Scott

"I was introduced to Steve, last year during the National Day of Prayer at Cornerstone Church. Since then we have met on several occasions at the UGA … Read more...

Scott Sheppard

Scott Sheppard

"Steve Smith is a gift to Athens, Ga. and to the Body of Christ. Gathering pastors together for the sole purpose of sharing one another’s burdens, … Read more...

David Wofford

David Wofford

"The ministry of Athens Prayer Network has been pivotal in Young Harris Memorial UMC hearing God’s call for repentance, reconciliation, and renewal … Read more...

Lee Shelton

Lee Shelton

"Steve isn't just committed to the city of Athens. He's committed to the local church and he's committed to pastors. Pastors in our city are more … Read more...

Bill Curington

Bill Curington

"Steve Smith is EXACTLY what Athens, Ga needs in a prayer leader.  Since the Holy Spirit specializes in prayer, you would expect a prayer minister to … Read more...

Bob Beckwith

Bob Beckwith

“Steve has a unique and vital ministry to the pastors, leaders and churches of the Athens area.  We all need someone who will come along side us, … Read more...

John Raymond

John Raymond

“God has approved and appointed Steve Smith to be the primary leader on the ground in the city of Athens to organize and lead his Church into one of … Read more...

Travis Gay

Travis Gay

"I've known Steve for four years but have spent much more time with him over the past year. As I've been with Steve, I've noticed a genuine humility … Read more...

Sean Seay

Sean Seay

“Steve Smith has been a wonderful blessing in my life & my ministry. We met several years ago when he moved to Athens. The spirit of unity he's … Read more...

Aaron Whitehead

Aaron Whitehead

“For many years I have had the pleasure of knowing Steve Smith. We first met at a prayer meeting he had organized. I was immediately struck with his … Read more...

Dr. David Holt

Dr. David Holt

“As a pastor in the Athens’ area, I totally commend to you Steve Smith and his ministry. I have pastored for over 25 years, and I have discovered … Read more...

Paul Cooke

Paul Cooke

“What an honor to be able to write this for Steve.  He has been a faithful friend who pursues me as well as prays with and for me.  There are a … Read more...

Kev Reynolds

Kev Reynolds

"God brought Steve into my life at a time when his wisdom and prayer support were deeply needed. His deep relationship with the Lord shines through in … Read more...

Dr. Marcia Wilbur

Dr. Marcia Wilbur

“God has given Steve both a passion and a heart for prayer and a gift for praying powerfully as he stands on the authority of Christ. His eagerness … Read more...

John Gaultney

John Gaultney

"Steve is pursuing a calling in Athens that is important to the connectivity and spiritual health of our community. That is prayer in general, but … Read more...

David Walters

David Walters

"I'm extremely grateful for Steve, and if our church knew the impact Steve's made on my life, they would be extremely grateful as well! Immediately, … Read more...

Kyle Wise

Kyle Wise

"I met Steve before he ever moved to Athens. He was being led to come to this part of the country to obediently follow God's latest plan for the Smith … Read more...

Carlos Sibley

Carlos Sibley

“The timing of needing another brother to pray with and Steve's availability to me have been nothing less than supernatural. Each time we meet for … Read more...

Tom & Sheryl Mercer

Tom & Sheryl Mercer

"Steve and Shellie Smith have been our friends for over thirty-five years—and we’ve shared ministry during most of that time. Their enthusiastic … Read more...

Matt Adair

Matt Adair

"It is difficult to get pastors to agree to do anything together. So it says a great deal about Steve that he has been able to get pastors from around … Read more...