Dr. Michael J. Smith received a B.S. degree from Western Michigan University and went on to serve as a missionary in Cameroon, West Africa for two years. He earned his Th.M. degree in New Testament from Dallas Theological Seminary. After serving on a pastoral staff of a church in Michigan for 15 years, he returned to DTS for a Ph.D. in Bible Exposition. He is married to his wife Joy. They have two children.


  • Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Certificate, Advanced Studies Program, Moody Bible Institute
  • B.S., Western Michigan University