Dr. David M. Smuin is the senior pastor of Experience & NCCChurch.  He is also President of Faith Counseling and Training. Rev. Smuin holds a Ph.D. In Clinical Pastoral Counseling, M.A. in Clinical Christian Counseling and a BA in Theology. Rev. Smuin has a heart to see others mentored and released into the ministry. He is a gifted teacher, speaker, and counselor. Dr. Dave has served as a pastor, counselor, short-term missionary and instructor. Pastor Smuin was first licensed to preach in 1991 and then Ordained as a Pastor in 1994. He is an N.C.C.A. Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor, Ordained Minister of Counseling, Ordained Pastor and Board Certified Clinical Supervisor. He holds board certifications in Group Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Integrated Marriage and Family Therapy, Certified Temperament Therapist, Death and Grief therapy. Pastor Dave's wife, Angie, also shares his passion for the Lord, counseling and helping others find their place in ministry. 

Conflicts in Leadership

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Anyone who has served in a position of leadership knows that conflict is part of the job description. Business owners, managers and team leaders face conflict on a regular basis. Most of the time the conflict comes from outside the team as they face challenges with competitors, unsatisfied customers...
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Unfortunately, it is a topic we need to learn in the Church. It is a reality. We are all still fallen people who fight the war of ... Read More
Friday, 19 October 2012 14:55
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Hi Angela, I'm not sure I fully understand the situation. I will ask for more details in the conference call tonight. Thanks fo... Read More
Friday, 19 October 2012 00:43
Pastor Dave Smuin
I apologize for any confusion in my question this evening, Dr. Dave. However, you did answer my question perfectly without even re... Read More
Friday, 19 October 2012 01:57
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Thoughts on Ordination

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Ordination is usually the main designation that comes to mind when we think of clergy credentials. However, most churches and denominations also have the designations of Commissioned and Licensed. These titles give clear identification as a member of the clergy and clearly identify the level of resp...
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"Unshaken Confidence"

“UNSHAKEN CONFIDENCE” In his second letter to the Corinthians, Paul wrote: “For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in Asia, that we were burdened excessively, beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life; indeed, we had the sentence of death with...
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Hospital Visitation

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As I sit in the emergency room holding my wife’s hand, waiting for the test results, I was reminded of the cold, sterile environment of the hospital. The constant sounds of medical equipment and the distant sounds coming from other rooms left us both wondering and praying for others as much as for m...
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What a great conference call! Thank you Rev. Tanya. What you shared was very anointed and instructive. I will post the call in ... Read More
Friday, 21 September 2012 13:23
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I think the most beautiful and profound comment that Tanya made was in describing how we always minister to the "spirit man", so t... Read More
Friday, 21 September 2012 11:21
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I enjoyed Rev. Wood so much tonight. I pray for the same strength and boldness for myself that she has to minister to those who ma... Read More
Friday, 21 September 2012 02:06
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What is a Church Dispersed?

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A church dispersed is a group of believers who have been called, anointed, equipped and scattered across a city, state, country or the world. Some are ministers who have been commissioned, licensed and ordained while others are seeking ordination and training in a non-denominational church. These mi...
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Great topic! Interestingly enough since the N.T. is basically about 'missions' and 'sending out' we find that when the believers ... Read More
Friday, 24 August 2012 03:56
Pastor Dave Smuin
Thanks Danny, I have thought a lot about how this applies in our modern churches. There is still great persecution, more in 2012 ... Read More
Thursday, 23 August 2012 18:43
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Dr. Dave it is neat to see this happening. It goes to show how God's ways are higher than ours. Had it not been for the persecutio... Read More
Thursday, 23 August 2012 13:52
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