Obituary for Rev. Lloyd Smith

Reverend Lloyd F. Smith, 95, of Little Rock, AR passed away September 1st. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Smith; daughter, Mary Grandison. He was a retired United Methodist pastor of the Arkansas Conference. He is survived by three grandchildren: Robert P. Grandison, Robyn Grandison Richmond, Lindsay Harris (Larry, Jr.); 14 great […]

Meeting People Where They Are

As I travel around the Arkansas Conference meeting new folks for stories and other projects, I’m consistently reminded of how important it is to make a conscious effort to meet people where they are. By that, I mean meeting people in the place where deep conversations are already happening. Whether that’s in a local coffee […]