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Pastoral Staff

Dr. Roger Smith | Lead Pastor


With over 20 years of ministry experience, Roger has ministered in Texas, Washington, and now here in Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Roger earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies from Wayland Baptist University, his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Doctorate of Ministry from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and Jana have been married 23 years and have three children: Braden, Jenson, and Alayna. Roger is an avid baseball fan, amateur guitar player, a fan of great movies, and a full-time coffee drinker. Roger’s heart and prayer for Grace Family Fellowship and for Pleasant Hill is to build strong communities and families based on the truth of God’s word, the power of God’s love, and the freedom of God’s amazing Grace. 


"Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins."
— 1 Peter 4:8 (ESV)


Michael Alaniz
Scott Divish
Jon Melvin


Ryan Alexander
Josh Curtis
J. W. Hanes
Dave Niner
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