Dr. Terry Smith
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After 20 years on the field with CBM in France, Terry joined the leadership team of the organization in 2003. In 2015, he became CBM’s Executive Director. After working for six years in Quebec, Terry and his wife, Heather, moved to France in 1984. Terry was involved in ministries ranging from inner-city youth work, church planting, outreach programs for Muslims in the francophone world, theological education and leadership development. Prior to returning to Canada, he was the Principal of the European Bible Institute in Lamorlaye, France, an interdenominational Centre for the study of Theology, Mission and the Arts.
He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa (B.Soc.Sc. in Sociology) the Faculté Libre de Théologie Réformée (Aix en Provence, France) and the Faculté de Théologie Evangelique (Vaux sur Seine, France) where he completed his DEA. He obtained his Doctorate (DMin) in Missiology at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada in 2010. His thesis is on the transformational nature of partnerships. He is co-author of Going Global (Chalice Press, 2011) and Wordeed, An Integral Mission Primer (2012).
He has also written many articles on evangelism, gospel and culture, urban mission and missiology. In addition to his work at CBM, Terry teaches at Tyndale University College and Seminary, Acadia Divinity College and Carey Theological College.