Speaker: Poppy Smith

Smith Poppy 16

"He who began a good work in you WILL carry it on to completion." ~ Phil 1:6

Married, Mother of 2, Grandmother of 3
Hobbies: reading, interior decorating
Believer Since: 1963
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Phone: 503.690.0619 or 503.367.1374
Mail: 16124 NW St. Andrews Dr., Portland OR, 97229
Website: www.poppysmith.com  

Mission Statement

My life purpose is to inspire men and women to hunger and thirst for a more dynamic walk with God.

Ministry Background

Bible Study Fellowship teaching leader; ministry to women through speaking, writing, counseling. Worked at a Domestic Violence shelter, 2 years. Spiritual Life Coach. Speaking coach.

Professional Background

Christian Inspirational Bible teacher, multi-published author.

Educational Background

Masters in Spiritual Formation and Direction, George Fox Seminary.
Taught women's ministry seminars.

Speaking Level

Experienced (26+ events)

Speaking Experience

I have taught the Word in 20 countries (Speaking tours in Australia, New Zealand, UK  etc.). Also in 15 states in US.  7 years leading spiritual growth program for women at missionary conferences in Asia, Africa.


Available upon request.


  • "I'm Too Young to be This Old". 
  • "I'm Too Human to be Like Jesus.”
  • "Reaching Higher."
  • “Why Can’t He Be More Like Me?” Fisherman Guide studies: Esther: Wisdom for Today’s Woman.
  • "Speaking Wisely-Exploring the Power of Words."

Current Presentations/Tapes/Videos

  • Lord, Flip This House. 
  • Change Your Thinking—Change Your Life.
  • Draw Me Closer. 

Many other topics can be found on the Speaking page of my website: www.poppysmith.com  Videos can be seen at my website under the Media link. Two full-length videos of my plenary presentations at Elmbrook Church, WI. are available for viewing.  CD’s are also available, and MP3 downloads.

Preferences and Constraints

Speaking Types

  • Conferences
  • Women's Groups
  • Workshops
  • Retreats
  • Keynote

Speaking Availability

  • Days
  • Evenings
  • Weekends
  • Local
  • Regional
  • National
  • International

Fee Requirements

  • Love Offering
  • Usually under $500
  • Usually over $500 for a weekend
  • Accepts your usual fee
  • Call to discuss

Special Needs

  • Lodging
  • Travel
  • Dietary


  • Women
  • Mixed
  • Male
  • College
  • Career
  • Youth

Audience Size

  • Small groups (less than 50)
  • Medium (50-100)
  • Large (100-150)
  • Very Large (over 500)