Carol J. Smith brings her heart of passion, professional life work and experience including over 35+ years in women’s ministries as a , leader, speaker and teacher. She has a Masters in Ministry Leadership; B.A. in Religion with Family Studies/Health emphasis along with graduate and professional studies in education, psychology and coaching. She has completed intensive certification trainings with Dr. Katie Brazelton, Life Purpose Coaching Centers International; Wellness Inventory. MarriageTEAM and Rockbridge Seminary.
When Carol accepted Christ as a young woman she clearly heard God’s special calling for her life; but didn’t fully grasp the cost pf her calling. She knows it is all worth it to have the privilege of serving. Although she has experienced much joy she has also known much sorrow along her faith journey. She has lived in nine states across the U.S.A. served in missions and loves to tell her Jesus stories. She is married to her beloved husband Ron for 35+ years. They have two sons: Joshua Daniel and Stephen Andrew is deceased. As a family they enjoy camping, canoeing, hiking, skiing, boarding in the mountains or by playing by the sea.
Life Coach Specialty
Carol specializes in the renewing process of transformation with a wellness focus for “being” complete in God’s loving presence. She shares from her heart how God is working in our lives. She teaches from her own life experiences with an emphasis for making best choices for optimal well-being (emotional, mental, spiritual, relational and physical). She has specialty training with life purpose, career, marriage, relationship, grief & loss recovery, living well with chronic conditions, depression recovery, health & nutrition and wellness.
Carol loves to influence, develop and motivate leaders for experiencing God’s best. She has a heart for women of all ages and desires to lead women to fulfillment and transformation through coaching, life plan facilitation and training. God designed each of us for living a focused, passionate life of abundance. Through much suffering, surrendering and serving God has given Carol a gift for blessing women all over the world.
Life Work Experience
Educator and Mentor Coach, Life Course Trainings
Certified Life Purpose® Coach, Life Plan Facilitator, Instructor
Natural Church Development® Coach
Women’s Ministry Leader/Retreat Speaker/Retreat Coordinator
Small Group Development Leader/ REACH Team Ministries Coordinator
Public Health Educator
Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Specialist – Living Well with Chronic Conditions
Depression Recovery/Fibromyalgia/Arthritis Instructor
Wellness and Water Fitness Instructor
Health Care Chaplain: Grief/Loss Specialties: Crisis Pregnancy; Cancer Spokesperson Celebrate Recovery – Addiction & Abuse Recovery
Associate Professor of Religion/Counseling
Disability Advocate, Employment Specialist & Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Bible Teacher of all ages (Pre-school-Senior Citizens)
Children’s Ministries Leader/Founder of a Christian Preschool and Childcare Center
Volunteer Coordinator for government and church organizations
Washington Conference Women’s Ministries Board (1992-2001)
+Extensive ongoing trainings with numerous professional, church and private organizations.
“I am a fully devoted follower of Christ, a life-long student of God’s Word with an unlimited thirst for growth!”