Charles Smith is a children’s pastor, author, and an industry leader in insurance and business finance. For more than 35 years, he has been called upon to motivate and lead others in this field across the nation.
Amidst being awarded as top sales agent, unit leader, branch manager, and regional leader. Charles partnered with God in living out his life’s calling; to encourage every parent in the world to embrace and cherish the gifts that God has blessed them with, through the lives of every child.
As a proud father of four daughters and a grandfather to seven, Charles Smith understands the importance in creating healthy and loving environments; suitable for child development. His conviction has been; that good leadership raises amazing children.
The success gained in his own parenting experience, primed him to lead; along with his wife of 40 years; as pastors at New Horizon Church International, in Jackson Mississippi. Together, they have enjoyed 30 years of ministry specializing in positive child-hood development. Charles Smith believes that the true fabric of ministry itself is found in raising children.
Charles wrote 7-STEPS to Raising Amazing Children, which is an inspirational book, developed for those committed to learning and creating promising atmospheres for their growing children. Using strong testimonials from his own life story, Charles influences readers to cast the best vision for their children by reflecting on the deficits found in their own childhood.
“This book is a real gem that our community desperately needs especially from the perspective of a black man who is a committed Christian, father, grandfather, successful businessman, and children’s pastor. This book is a resource all parents need, this book made me think, evaluate, regret, but be hopeful in what I can do now. I would greatly recommend this book,” said author and Bishop Ronnie C. Crudup Sr.
Charles Smith is the hallmark of children’s advocacy and a lantern of hope to the world, through living, leading, and leaving a legacy that will affect generations across the world.