Rev. Efrem Smith is a pastor, consultant, motivational speaker and author. He is passionate about life transformation, racial righteousness, thriving churches and community development.
Smith was the founding pastor of the Sanctuary Covenant Church, a multi-ethnic church in Minneapolis, and cofounded and was president of the Sanctuary Community Development Corporation. He formerly served as the superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, providing leadership to 160 churches within California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and Utah.
In addition, he served as the president and CEO of World Impact, an urban missions organization committed to empowering urban leaders and planting churches in under-resourced communities. Currently, Smith is the co-lead pastor of Midtown Church, a thriving and multi-ethnic community in Sacramento.