|BURT & JAN SMITH - Senior Pastor
Pastor Burt and his wife, Jan, have been in the ministry for 38 years.
They pioneered and pastored Little Country Church in Redding, California, which grew from seven families to 5,900 members, built a Christian day school and high school. They have been the senior pastors of Church of Living Water in Olympia, Washington, since June of 1991. Pastor Burt served as a Divisional Superintendent, later as the Supervisor of the Evergreen District of Foursquare Churches and is a member of the Foursquare National Church Cabinet and Board of Directors.
Pastor Burt has a unique way of taking complex concepts and making them understandable, useful, practical, and attainable. He challenges those around him to achieve the high destiny that God has for each of us. He is known for his ability to motivate people to excel in their God-given gifts, calling and abilities. Pastor Burt’s commitment to training and mobilizing Christian leaders makes him a favored speaker at Christian leadership seminars, workshops and pastors’ conferences.
The Smiths have been married 40 years; have three married daughters and six grandchildren