Darin C. Smith


Rev. Darin C. Smith serves as senior pastor of Tower View Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO. He has 15+ years of various ministry experience including preaching/teaching, student ministry, evangelism/apologetics, internet ministries, church planting, and a passion for anything and everything in the local church.

Darin holds a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in Communication from William Jewell College, a Master of Divinity (with honors) from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is currently working on his doctorate.

He released his first book, The Daily Message Devotional: 365 Devotions to Bring You Closer to Christ, in 2013 after 11+ years of daily devotion writing, starting at the age of 15. In 2014, Darin wrote over 250+ devotions for the The Action Bible. In the summer of 2015, he also released 10 Short Prayers of the Bible.

Darin is a featured blogger with Bible Gateway, major contributor to the worldview section of OfftheGridNews, and as featured on For the Church.

Darin is husband to Natalie and father to Simeon (4), Scarlett (2), and Seth (born Dec. 2016).

Words and phrases that excite Darin include: God, Gospel, Natalie, Simeon, Scarlett, family, running, local church, fishing, pizza, BibleWorks, exegesis, penal substitutionary atonement, God’s attritbutes, and more

His favorite verse? Psalm 68:19 (ESV)

Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation.