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Minister , School administrator

Shelton Smith is the current editor of The Sword of the Lord, a Christian fundamentalist publisher, based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Background

Smith, Shelton Leo was born on December 4, 1942 in Paducah, Kentucky, United States. Son of William Leo and Marianna (Cumbee) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, Union University, 1966. Master of Theology, Luther Rice Seminary, Jacksonville, Florida, 1972. Doctor Ministry, Luther Rice Seminary, Jacksonville, Florida, 1976.

Career

Pastor, various churches, 1961-1979;pastor, Church of the Open Door, Westminster, Maryland., since 1979;president, Carroll Christian Schools, Westminster, since 1979. President Camp Nicodemus, Westminster, since 1979. Regional vice president Trinity Bapt.Coll., Jacksonville, since 1988.

Board directors Sword of the Lord, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1961.

Religion

He is involved with the Independent Baptist movement. Smith has continued to lead The Sword with its association with the Independent Baptist movement.

Connections

Married Betty Elaine Womble, December 26, 1961. Children: Davina Laine, Marlon Wesley.

father:
William Leo Smith

mother:
Marianna (Cumbee) Smith

spouse:
Betty Elaine Womble

child:
Davina Laine Smith

child:
Marlon Wesley Smith