Restoration Apostolic Temple of Jesus Christ, Inc.
                                                                                          Pastor Dan A. Smith, Jr.              


"Pastor Dan" was born on June 6, 1985 to Dan A. Smith, Sr., and Michele L. Johnson.  He was reared in the Twin Oaks Community of Burgaw, NC.  

In February of 1997, Pastor Smith preached his initial sermon and was licensed to preach under the leadership of Pastor Willie Randolph.    He received the gift of the Holy Ghost in July of 2000, and was baptized in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ in April of 2003.  In October of 2003, he was ordained in Durham, NC and ordained an Elder in 2013.  Throughout the infancy and development of his ministry, he was mentored by seasoned Pastors who provided support and guidance to him. 

Pastor Smith graduated from the Funeral Service Education program at Fayetteville Technical Community College.  He is a licensed Funeral Director, and a
REALTOR®.  He is the Pastor of Restoration Apostolic Temple of Jesus Christ, Inc., Rocky Point, NC and St. Lewis Missionary Baptist Church, Chinquapin, NC.  His pastor and mentor is the great, Bishop Vernon L. Spinks of Praise Temple Apostolic Faith Church, Clayton, NC.   He is also privileged to be a Spiritual son of the honorable, Bishop Lambert W. Gates, Sr.  

Out of all of his Spiritual and natural accomplishments, he never forgets to thank God for choosing him to be the father of a beautiful little princess, Addyson M. Smith.

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"For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after." - Jeremiah 30:17