Stephen Smith serves as Gathering Pastor at First Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. Throughout his long history with the church, Stephen has filled a variety of roles ranging from student ministry to that of music and worship. In his current role, Stephen gives leadership to and oversees the Choral Director, Praise Band Director and Production Director. This structure allows him to provide broad vision and direction for the Music/Worship Ministry, and enables the three directors to give dedicated time and expertise to their respective areas. Stephen and his wife, Star, have four children.