Wesley Smith

Director Of Missions

Three Forks Baptist Association


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Professional Bio

Wesley Smith began as our Director Of Missions on Monday, November 12, 2020. He comes to us from serving the churches of the Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association as their Associational Missionary for four and a half years. Wesley has previously served at Sandy Run Baptist and Boiling Springs Baptist Church for a combined 17 years of service in Cleveland County.

He is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University and the M. Christopher White School of Divinity at Gardner-Webb University. Wesley has been married to his wife Bonnie for eighteen years. They have a daughter Avery, and a dog, Lillie.

Wesley loves serving the churches and the community. He has served as a Surrogate Parent with Cleveland County Schools, a Chaplain with the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, NC Highway Patrol, and Shanghai Volunteer Fire Department, along with several other community boards and service groups.

He enjoys the sports, the outdoors, golf, hiking, fishing, and hunting. He also enjoys reading and listening to podcasts about leadership, church revitalization, and discipleship.

“The church is God’s plan A to reveal himself to the world! We’re better together.” - Wesley Smith


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Gardner-Webb University 2001

BS- Criminal Justice

Gardner-Web University School of Divinity 2008

Pastoral Care and Counseling Concentration

Volunteer Work

F3 Chaplain for NC State Highway Patrol

Areas of Expertise