“Steve is a passionate communicator gifted in connecting with people to direct and encourage them in realizing their goals, both personally and professionally.”
Steve Smith earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Dallas Baptist University and a Master’s degree in Christian education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. An ordained minister for more than 20 years, Steve has provided sound counsel to individuals, couples and families throughout his various ministerial roles, such as Minister of Counseling and Family Support for one of the largest churches in Texas and in his professional role as HopeWorks’ Executive Director and minister of Counseling.
HopeWorks Counseling was founded by Steve in 2001 to bridge the gulf between various factions found in Christian counseling, giving a new generation of counselors a common platform from which to serve. Steve and his staff apply psychological principles using biblical perspectives to help clients address problems and achieve a balanced, healthy lifestyle.
Steve is a passionate communicator gifted in connecting with people to direct and encourage them in realizing their goals, both personally and professionally. Through experience, illustrations and practical application of complex theory, as well as his humor, unique storytelling ability and dynamic teaching, he not only motivates but also equips people to achieve results. His engaging style has made him a favorite speaker with varied groups such as professional sports organizations, businesses and churches.
A true sports enthusiast, Steve avidly follows all sports and plays golf and tennis. He also enjoys art and music. Married 45 years, he and his wife, Donna, have two children and one grandson.
Areas of Expertise
- Single Parenting
- Divorce Care
- Conflict Resolution
- Spiritual Coaching
- Professional Life Coaching
- Licensed Christian Mediation: