Joshua D. Peters Smith, M.A., LPC, BC-TMH
Whereas many people choose to live a life of complacency and comfortability, he constantly challenges others to level up—both personally and professionally. As a licensed professional counselor, mental health and wellness coach, and mentor to many, Apostle Joshua P. Smith is best known for his balanced and wholistic approach to life, ministry and the marketplace—empowering others to live purposefully and passionately. Featured on The Word Network, The Impact Radio Network, and Preach the Word Worldwide Network, he specializes in stretching people beyond their self-limiting beliefs and perceived capacity, positioning them to do things they never thought they could do. With more than 23 years ministerial experience, and 13 years’ experience in mental health, Apostle Smith’s mandate is to help people unearth their potential, pursue purpose fulfillment, and sharpen the lives of others for the advancement of the kingdom.
Affectionately known as “The Dream Coach” and “The Sound Mind Strategist”, his keen ability to help others live emotionally healthy, whole, and free is second to none. A multifaceted individual, this best-selling author, international speaker, entrepreneur, life and business coach, is a highly sought-after spiritual advisor to many people inside and outside the four walls of the traditional church. As the CEO of J. P. Smith Enterprises, LLC, he serves as founder of The Soul Healing Initiative, and founder and lead instructor of the Soul Healing Training Academy, a forum to train business executives and religious leaders on the principles of emotional health and wellness. As a faithful member of the Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action Network, he is often called upon for his ability to successfully merge Christ-centered theology with evidence-based theories, practices and techniques of psychology, teaching people how to transform and renew their minds with the Word of God.
Since 2016, Apostle Smith has served as senior apostle of the House of Healing Christian Assembly International, an apostolic training center and network of churches (IFHCM) headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi. Committed wholeheartedly to equipping disciples and leaders for ministry and the marketplace, he is a noted trainer of prophets, intercessors and other five-fold ministry leaders around the world. In addition to completing coursework toward his Master of Divinity degree, Apostle Smith is currently pursuing his Doctor of Professional Counseling. Having received honorable recognition from The Mental Health Association of South Mississippi, Apostle Smith seeks to launch The House of Healing Training Center & School of Ministry in the near future, deepening his footprint in the marketplace and ministry.