Originally from Australia, Mandy Smith is lead pastor of University Christian Church, a campus and neighborhood congregation with its own fair-trade café, in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a regular contributor to Christianity Today publications and to the Missio Alliance blog. She is the author of the books Making a Mess and Meeting God and The Vulnerable Pastor. She also is the creator of The Collect, a citywide trash-to-art project.
Mandy and her husband Jamie, a New Testament professor at Cincinnati Christian University, have two children.
pastoring a small-to-midsized church