SENIOR PASTOR DAN SMITH AND WIFE DEBBIE
Dan’s path started with studies at Cincinnati Christian University and Point University, receiving a BS in Christian Ministry. After 6 years in the ministry, Dan changed course and spent 20 years in law enforcement in Boynton Beach, Florida. Retirement meant returning to the ministry in Florida and Texas before returning to Sarasota in 2011 to be close to family. Dan works full time for Sarasota County and devotes 20 hrs/week with First Christian that includes sermon preparation, counseling, and home visitations.