Jonathan Smith is the Director of Technology for Faith Ministries in Lafayette, Indiana. He is also a national conference speaker and author. At Faith, Jonathan overseas all aspects of technology across multiple campuses and facilities, and has been the driving force in implementing live broadcasting, point-of-sale systems and church management software.
In these roles, Jonathan has the opportunity to use his passion for all things technology to honor Christ, and to help others do the same.
Jonathan has provided input and expertise for two engagements at the White House during the Obama administration. He has used social media to build connections with NASA to help promote space exploration and fuel his hobby of chasing rockets. He is a frequent presenter at biblical counseling, church technology and leadership conferences and speaks at parenting workshops across the country.
From 2003-2015, Jonathan also served as one of the elected deacons at Faith Church.
Prior to joining the team at Faith Ministries, he worked in IT and media-related fields. His career in radio began as a weekend board op and news editor. He then moved into live radio as a on-air personality and commercial voice-over artist. Following his time in radio, Jonathan worked with the Star Trek TV franchise in promotions and continues to be a devoted Trekkie today.
Jonathan attended Purdue University and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix in Management of Information Technology.
Jonathan enjoys traveling and eating. Jonathan and his wife Heather have two children, Eric and Becca, and reside in Lafayette, Indiana.