Stephen W. Smith, with his wife Gwen Smith, is the co-founder, president and spiritual director  of Potter’s Inn, a retreat center dedicated to care for the soul. Steve holds degrees from Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky; and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. As a speaker, spiritual director, author and companion, Steve offers soul care and spiritual direction through sessions and his published resources. Steve is married to Gwen and has four adult sons and three daughters-in-law. He enjoys a cup of strong brewed coffee and a brisk walk on a trail.