The Late Archbishop Jimmie Lee Smith, Visioneer
The Late Archbishop Jimmie Lee Smith was a native of Lithonia, Georgia. He spread the word of God for more than 40 years. He was married to Dr Ruth Williams Smith and they share five children and 10 grandchildren. He served as Senior Pastor of Light of the World Christian Tabernacle International headquartered in Stockbridge, Georgia. He along with his wife Dr. Ruth, established the Light of the World International Association that oversees 13 countries with a membership of over 200,000. He was instrumental in the ministerial growth of several other churches in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
His reach was far beyond the boundaries of his local community. He was intensely civic minded. In the pursuits of fulfilling his civic duties, he advised and counseled local, state, and national leaders. He used his influence to make changes for the good of all mankind. He advised leaders from the Office of the President to the office of local county officials. He was sought out for his sound advice and wise spiritual counsel. His influence was powerful and long reaching. Archbishop was a recording artist as well as an author. He was a wise prophet of God who took every opportunity presented to entertain strangers offering forgiveness, love, inspiration and a warm smile.