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Efrem Smith is an internationally recognized leader and speaker who uses storytelling, comedy and passion to present the gospel of Jesus Christ at a level that people can relate to — and teaching how to live that life on a daily basis.
He has served in Minneapolis as Program Coordinator for the Hospitality House Boys and Girls Club, as the Urban Director for The Minnesota Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Executive Director of the Park Avenue Foundation, and as the Associate Pastor of Park Avenue United Methodist Church.
Currently he serves as pastor of The Sanctuary Covenant Church and Board Chair of The Sanctuary Community Development Corp. and hosts the radio program A Time for Reconciliation. He has also authored Raising-up Young Heroes and The Hip Hop Church.
His column "The Urban Take" is featured in Youth Worker Journal. Efrem is a graduate of St. John's University and Luther Theological Seminary.
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