Scotty Smith is the founding pastor and pastor emeritus of Christ Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee, which he pastored for 26 years. He presently serves as teacher in residence of West End Community Church. He also serves as adjunct faculty for Covenant Seminary, Westminster Theological Society (Philadelphia), Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando), and Western Seminary (Portland). Scotty has authored ten books, including Unveiled Hope (with Michael Card) and Everyday Prayers. Scotty's blog, Heavenward, can be found on The Gospel Coalition website. Among his hobbies, Scotty enjoys photography, fishing, cooking, and exercise. Scotty and his wife of 48 years, Darlene, live in Franklin, Tennessee.