Meet Pastor Bryan & Mary Smith

Bryan Smith is the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Roanoke, Virginia.  His ministry as our Pastor began in August of 2006.  Under his leadership, this historic church has continued to move forward in exciting new ways to communicate the gospel to the next generation.  He and his wife, Mary, have served the Lord together in ministry for more than 35 years.  He has served in numerous positions within the Southern Baptist Convention and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mobile, a Master’s Degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctorate from Midwestern Theological Seminary.  His practical preaching brings people to a fresh understanding of God’s Word and is broadcast online and in a regional television ministry called “Experience First” which is broadcast on Sunday Mornings at 11AM on WSLS10.  He and his wife Mary have two children, Katie and Parker. 

Dr. Bryan Smith & Family