Bishop L. Spencer Smith Honored as Black History Maker of Alabama
Bishop L. Spencer Smith
92.9 WTUG, Praise 93.3, and 105.1 The Block in partnership with Robinson Automotive, the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Delta Phi Lambda Chapter, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Eta Xi Omega Chapter, along with Lanier Automotive, Bryant Bank, and Dixie Motors in Northport, we are proud to salute Bishop L. Spencer Smith.
PREACHER INNOVATOR. VISIONARY. THINKER. One of the most passionate & powerful voices of our generation, L. Spenser Smith is prolific preacher and teacher sharing in churches, conferences & seminars across the country. He is the lead pastor of the Impact Nation Fellowship Church, a non-denominational church leading spiritual & cultural transformation, located in Tuscaloosa & Birmingham, Alabama. An apostolic trendsetter, his keen insight into culture & theological connectivity has positioned him as voice of activism, counsel & wisdom to many from all sectors of life. He is the presiding bishop of the Unity Impact Fellowship and the president of P.O.U.R Mentorship Network. He possesses a Doctor of Divinity from St. Thomas Christian College, Jacksonville, FL
ARTIST ARTISTIC INNOVATOR. Stellar-Award nominated singer, songwriter & producer, L. Spenser Smith is no stranger to music ministry and industry. Bursting on the music scene in the mid-90s with the Florida A&M Gospel Choir, Smith has become one of Gospel music most-innovative artists! Working with such artists as Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark- Sheard, Marvin Sapp, Donald Lawrence, Men of Standard, it is his work with his group, Testament, that put has made him a known name & a musical force to be reckoned with. After an extended musical hiatus to focus on pastoring, he released his first solo album, Unstoppable (2015), on his own label, SmithWorx Music, debuting at #4 on Billboard. In 2016, he was named one of the 15 Gospel Artists to watch by Essence Magazine. Known for his soaring vocal range and dexterity; coupled with his creative songwriting, L. continues to blaze new trails in Gospel and beyond. His newest release, HOOKED debuted #7 on Billboard Top Gospel Charts & is herald as one of the best gospel albums of the year. The album features Avery Sunshine, The Hamiltones & Charles Butler & Trinity.
AUTHOR PROLIFIC WRITER. L. Spenser Smith is a prolific author who has written 2 critically-acclaimed books, The Altar’ed Life & Getting Ready For Love. He is currently working on his newest literary work, FINDING YOUR OXYGEN: Discovering the God Breath Within to be released in early 2021.
FAMILY MAN He is married to Patrice Moore Smith and they are the proud parents of 3 children, Jori Aaliyah, Jamel Alexander & Jarren Andrew.
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