Dr. Alan T. Smith

Dr. Smith is the founding Pastor of Grace Covenant Baptist Church and Academy, serving since January 1993. He is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, and the son of a Baptist minister. Dr. Smith holds the Doctorate in Christian Counseling Psychology and Master of Arts in Ministry degrees. He completed his undergraduate studies at Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, Tennessee. Dr. Smith is married to the former Deborah R. Stroud, Early Childhood Education Administrator of Grace Covenant Baptist Academy.