Mr. Smith uses the sermonette time in this Sabbath service to complete his Wednesday night Bible study on Jesus' role as our high priest. He covers the relationship between Jesus and Melchizedek by looking at what Paul says about Melchizedek in Hebrews 7.
Gary Smith was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, but spent most of his youth in the Pasadena, California area. He graduated from Ambassador College in 1976 and he and his wife, Liz, moved to Peoria, Illinois. For the next six years he worked as a nursing home administrator in Illinois, Ohio, and Texas.
In 1982, he and Liz began to serve in the full-time ministry. Since that time, they have served in a number of congregations in the Midwest.
Gary and Liz now pastor in Houston, Texas near their two children and grandson.