Dr. Donnie Smith, Executive DirectorDr. Donnie W. Smith serves as the executive director of Church of God Care Ministries. He has ministered in various capacities for the past 38 years. He has served as evangelist, pastor, state youth director, state overseer, and has distinguished himself as a Bible teacher and speaker in numerous states and 26 countries around the world. Dr. Smith received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Lee University, a Master of Arts and Master of Divinity from Church of God Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Undiscovered Harvest, Ministering to America’s Immigrant People. He brings a wealth of ministerial experience and a passion for hurting people to the helm of Church of God Care Ministries.
Dr. Dan Boling, Program Director |
Dr. Daniel F. Boling is a native of Dallas, Texas. He began his ministry in the Church of God in June of 1967. Dan has received degrees from Lee University, the Assembly of God Theological Seminary, and the Trinity Evangelical Seminary as well as doing doctorial work in counseling at the University of South Florida. He has been a pastor, served on several international boards with the Church of God, and also held several state and international positions with the church. Prior to serving as the Director of the Smoky Mountain Children’s Home, Dan served as Chairman of the Board for the New River Boy’s Ranch in West Virginia and also the North Carolina Children’s Home. He and his wife have two children and four grandsons.
Rev. Bob Maggard, Asst. Program Director |
Reverend Bob Maggard is Assistant Program Director for theSMCH. For over twenty-nine years, his ministry was in the local pastorate. In 2001, he left his last pastorate of twenty-three years to accept the positionof State Evangelism and Home Missions Director for Southern Ohio. In 2006, hewas appointed to Kansas as State Administrative Bishop, and held this positionfrom 2006-2010. In August 2010, he received the appointment to SMCH. Throughoutthe years, he has served on numerous State Councils, Youth, Evangelism,Ministerial Examining Boards and various other boards and committees.
ReverendMaggard met and married his wife Wanda while attending Lee University.Together, they have served in ministry for the past thirty-nine years. Wanda isan Ordained Minister and earned a Masters Degree in Counseling with aconcentration in Chaplaincy from the Church of God Pentecostal Theology. Shepresently serves as Campus Chaplain. Together, their passion has been pastoral, bringing a message of faithand love to the body of Christ, while also ministering God's mercy and grace“beyond the walls” of the church.
Dr. Don Baker, Foster Care Director |
Don Baker has served the Church of God as Pastor, Associate Pastor, Evangelist, and now as the Foster Care Director for Smoky Mountain Children’s Home. He has been involved in working with at risk children for fourteen years and is an adoptive parent. Presently both he and his wife Joy still keep foster children in their home. Reverend Baker has a Masters Degree in Psychology, and he has worked as a counselor and consultant to other private agencies. He also developed an emergency respite program through his local church. Although he has been a Minister for almost twenty years, he can relate to many of the personal issues SMCH children experience. His own personal testimony is one of deliverance from drugs and alcohol and the lifestyle that is associated with addiction. He served for many years as Associate Pastor of the Green Meadow Church of God under Dr. John Sweet. Both he and Dr. Sweet began their work with foster children through their ministry at Green Meadow. Reverend Baker brings a deep personal commitment and experience to his position at SMCH.
Board of Directors
Reverend Kip Box, Alabama
Reverend Ron K. Martin, Great Lakes Region
Reverend Jimmy Campbell, Florida
Mrs. Wendy Corder, Virginia
Mrs. Betty Madison Ogle, Tennessee
Dr. Miguel Vega, Tennessee
Reverend Hubert McGarity, Tennessee
Mrs. Janice Lowery, Maryland
Mrs. Wanda Rabon, Kentucky
Reverend Allan Mathura, Georgia