by Benjamin Deeter, Student Public Relations Writer
Matt Smethurst, managing editor of The Gospel Coalition, will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on Wednesday, Sept. 3, and Thursday, Sept.4. Chapel begins at 10 a.m and is open to the public.
Smethurst recently published “Before You Open Your Bible: Nine Heart Postures For Approaching God’s Word” (10 Publishing, 2019) and “1-2 Thessalonians: A 12-Week Study” (Crossway, 2017).
Smethurst served as a missionary for two years in East Asia, then returned to the United States for a pastoral internship in Washington, D.C. In 2012, Smethurst earned a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
He and his wife, Maghan, have three children and live in Louisville, Kentucky. Smethurst serves as an elder at Third Avenue Baptist Church.
Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,193 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking