Congratulations to Rev. Rufus Smith (far left) recently named senior Pastor of the 7,000 member Hope Presbyterian Church in Cordova TN. The 54 year old Houston native was groomed by now founding Pastor Craig Strickland (center) since 2010. Hope Presbyterian is the nation's second largest Presbyterian church.
Smith served as senior Pastor of City of Refuge Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Houston Texas and also as chaplain for the NBA's Houston Rockets.