Justin Smith grew up in West Michigan and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Baker College. Becoming a Christian in 2004 he came to EFC where he was discipled by former pastor PJ Calkins. In 2007 he met his wife, Annie, and they were married the next year. Then in 2009 he became the senior pastor at EFC and has since sought to “present every man perfect in Christ” (Col. 1:28). Justin and Annie have 5 children.