Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr.
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E. Dewey Smith, Jr. is the Senior Pastor/Teacher of The Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church ~ The House of Hope located in Decatur, Georgia. Pastor Smith commenced his preaching ministry at the tender age of 17 and his pastoral ministry at 19. Since the commencement of his pastorate at Greater Travelers Rest in January 2004, the church’s membership has grown from 1,200 to more than 9,200 with an average weekend attendance of 7,000 people. He has authored several publications and his most recent book, “Maximizing Your Membership,” is widely acclaimed by pastors and ministry leaders internationally. Additionally, he is a musician, producer and songwriter and served as the Executive Producer of The Hope Mass Choir's Live at the Cathedral.