Pastor Burt Smith
Burt Smith and his wife, Jan, have been in the ministry for more than 30 years. They have served as senior pastors of Church of Living Water (Olympia Foursquare Church) in Olympia, Wash., since June of 1991.
The Smiths also pioneered and pastored Little Country Church in Redding, Calif., which grew from seven families to 5,900 members over 13 years. The church also built a Christian day school and high school. Burt served as a Divisional Superintendent, later as the Supervisor of the Evergreen District of Foursquare Churches, and presently he is a member of the Foursquare cabinet and board of directors.
Burt is a true father in the faith. He is esteemed for his availability to pastors and emerging leaders by encouraging and challenging them to achieve the high destiny that God has for each one. Burt’s practical understanding of the Word together with his sincerity and authenticity make him a favored speaker at retreats and conferences.
Burt and Jan have been married for more than 40 years; they have three married daughters and seven grandchildren.