Jeff Smith is a United Methodist pastor serving in the Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Jeff graduated from Texas Wesleyan University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He graduated from Perkins School of Theology at SMU in 1987 with a Master of Divinity degree. He earned his Doctor of Ministry from St. Paul School of Theology in 1994.

Jeff has pastored churches throughout the Central Texas Conference since he was in college. He loves to write, and his passion is always about learning something new about the journey of faith every day. From his earliest days, the very Wesleyan understanding of grace has been at the forefront of his thought, and he frequently preaches on what grace means and how grace transforms our lives and our world.