Charles Smith


Meet Charles Smith
Associate Pastor for Students

Charles grew up in the Kansas City area and attended Second Baptist Church as a student at William Jewell College. From Jewell, he completed his Master of Divinity degree at Wake Forest University. He served as minister of youth at Emerywood Baptist Church in North Carolina and as Director of Students at Platte Woods United Methodist Church here in the Northland.Charles is married to Stephanie Swanson, who also attended 2BC and Jewell and is now pastor of First Baptist Church-Smithville, Mo. They are parents of three-year old son, Finn. The family also includes two rescue dogs, Dudley and Wrigley. He is looking forward to living in and being part of our 2BC community and our immediate neighborhood. Charles enjoys playing frisbee sports, making music, and going to Royals games.