Tommy Smith is the new pastor of Robinsonville Baptist Church, Atmore.
Smith holds a bachelor of arts degree in biblical studies from William Carey College (now University), Hattiesburg, Mississippi; a master of divinity and a master of arts in marriage and family therapy from New Orleans Seminary; and a doctorate of Christian counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary, Camilla, Georgia.
In addition, he did clinical internship training in Hammond, Louisiana; clinical education and health care ethics short-course at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington; postgraduate studies, Oxford University; and prevention and relationship enhancement program (PREP) instructor training, Auburn University.
Smith is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice at Grace Counseling Center, Brewton, and a former professional counselor with Pathways Professional Counseling of the Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries.
He was a U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain from 1980 to 2005. This year, Smith will celebrate 58 years of marriage to his wife, Martha, and they have two grown daughters, five grandsons and two granddaughters.