Gwen and Stephen Smith

Stephen W. Smith is the Co-Founder, along with his wife Gwen, of Potter’s Inn—a Christian ministry devoted to the care of the soul and spiritual formation of leaders in the marketplace and ministry.

Stephen is the author of several books and study guides including: Embracing Soul Care (Kregel: 2009), Transformation of a Man’s Heart (IVP: 2009), The Lazarus Life (David C Cook, 2010); Soul Custody (David C Cook, 2010); Soul Shaping (David C Cook, 2011); The Jesus Life (David C Cook: 2012). Steve’s latest book, Inside Job: Doing the Work within the Work (IVP, July 2015) targets marketplace leaders as well as ministry leaders.

Potter’s Inn serves churches, organizations, boards and businesses in the area of soul care and spiritual formation. They have launched the “SOUL CARE INSTITUTE,” a two year training program. The Smiths are the parents of four adult sons, three of whom are officers in the US Army and one is a PGA golfer.