Freddie Smith, a native of Waycross, GA, is pastor of Sweat Memorial Baptist Church. He is married to Vera Smith and has four children; Scott, Steven, Blake and Erica. They are blessed with eight grandchildren.
Freddie Smith first began pastoring in Georgia. He then moved to Florida where he pastored two church for 27 years (Central Baptist in Sanford, Florida, and First Baptist in Naples, Florida). He has pastored at Sweat Memorial Baptist Church for the past 18 years. In 2011, he was honored for faithfully preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ for fifty years.
The Lord has led him to preach in many foreign countries, church revivals and area wide crusades. He has served on Southern Baptist Convention committees and associations. He was elected president of the Florida Baptist Pastor’s Conference.
In talking to our pastor, you will quickly hear him give God glory for the great happenings in the life and ministry of our church. He believes the Bible to be God’s complete Word and authority in all matters of a Christian’s life.