Phil and Jessica Smith

After pastoring at Petersburg Bible Church from almost 10 years, in November, 2013 Phil joined Leadership Resources International (LRI) as their Global Ministries Field Director. LRI seeks to launch pastoral training movements worldwide. While serving at Petersburg Bible Church Phil traveled to Far East Russia a few times to assist in training pastors there and saw the transforming ministry of LRI. In 2013, Phil joined LRI as their Global Ministries Field Director he oversees and shepherds the regional directors and their teams as they travel to many countries worldwide equipping pastors to faithfully teach God's Word and disciple others. In 2017 he took on the role of Interim Executive Director to provide leadership for the restructuring of LRI’s growing organization and ministry.  Pastor Phil and his wife, Jessica, along with their four children currently live in Warrenville, IL.