Let's Get To Know Kenny
Living a lifestyle of worship, Min. Kenneth Smith aims to teach and preach the message of salvation in Jesus Christ by being a living example. Raised in North Carolina, along with two brothers and a sister, under the guidance of Kenneth Smith, Sr. & Carolyn Mack, he experienced the love of God through the love of family.
Min. Smith studied Mathematics and Christian Ministries while attending Anderson University in Anderson SC and received his bachelor degree in Science concentrating in Mathematics in 2009.
Opportunities to sing, write songs, and minister the gospel of Jesus Christ through music and preaching show that God is doing a great thing in Min. Smith’s life. “Live Out Your Assignment,” “Greater Strength is He,” and “I Need A Word” are some of the many sermons that touched the lives of communities blessed through Min. Smith’s preaching. He is the founder of Village of God, a group of musical Levites, formed in 2005, that minister in song. “Come In,” “No Failure,” and “All Around Me” are songs birthed through his music ministry.
Min. Smith realizes that ministry is the actual living out of God’s purpose or assignment in a believer’s daily life. His prayer is that everyone will realize that ministry is not limited to just sharing his or her ministry in words, but demonstrating their belief by how they treat others: “Actions speak louder than words.” Min. Smith realizes that no one, including himself, is perfect but that as a people we should work towards excellence each day.
On August 2013, Min. Smith became a gospel recording artist under the management of the record label MAD MUSIC LLC (Micheal Davison, CEO). Min. Smith released his freshmen album titled “My Reflections” on January 17, 2015. With an upbeat praise and worship groove, Min. Smith released "Outta Yo Mind" single in 2017 as an independent artist to encourage all believers to praise God despite the odds.
As an advocate for group homes, Min. Smith bridges the gap between the heart of God and those abused trying to find hope. Min. Smith volunteers throughout the year at various group homes in South Carolina, and at least once a year Min. Smith performs benefit concerts for the group homes.
Min. Smith served as minister of music at Total Life Restoration Ministries under the leadership of his spiritual parents, Pastor Kenta Cowan and Co-Pastor Nikki Cowan. There are many other persons, such as family, friends, and different congregations that have poured so much into his ministry which allows God to freely use him.