August 01 2017

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One of the major dangers of material possessions, is that they can chain us to a false sense of identity. It boils down to the difference between “Seeking first God’s kingdom” vs. “Stockpiling first our own kingdom”. Bayside’s newest teaching pastor, Efrem Smith, remembers his family’s move to CA as an example of how God helped him put this important dynamic into proper context.

Efrem Smith


Efrem Smith is an internationally recognized leader who uses motivational speaking and preaching to equip people for a life of transformation. Additionally, he consults on issues of multi-ethnicity, leadership and community development for churches, educational institutions and other organizations. Currently Efrem is the President and CEO of World Impact, an urban mission, church planting and leadership development organization. He is married to Donecia and has two daughters; Jaeda and Mireya.

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