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Joshua Smith, D.Min.

Adjunct Professor
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Joshua Smith, D.Min., has served as the founding pastor of Mountainside Communion- A Church of the Nazarene in Monrovia, CA., for the last seven years and also is an adjunct faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary and Azusa Pacific University, teaching courses in congregational mission and Christian vocation.

Josh was ordained in the Church of the Nazarene in 2001 and has served on the pastoral staff of both Pasadena First Church of the Nazarene for five years and Faith Community Church of the Nazarene in Yorba Linda, Ca. for two years. He is the co-director of the Wesleyan Student Cohort at Fuller Seminary, serves in leadership with the Monrovia Ministerial Association, and is affiliated with The Missional Network. Josh lives in Monrovia, Ca. with his wife Arianna Smith, a nurse practitioner and nursing instructor, and their three sons Caleb, Zachary, and Luke.


School of Theology

  • Department of Practical Theology

Courses Taught

  • MIN 108 – Christian Life, Faith, and Ministry