Dr. Sandra Hamer Smith

Dr. Sandra SmithDr. Sandra Hamer Smith is a Christian and wife to Sylvester Smith. She has one stepson, Greg. Smith lives and resides in Memphis, Tennessee. The University of Memphis alumnae has been in education for about 20 years after receiving the call to teach. Dr. Smith primarily teaches language arts. Prior to education, she worked in local and national television news for 13 years including positions as an overnight news anchor, reporter, and assignments editor at two local network affiliate stations. Smith was also a freelance correspondent for BET news. Dr. Smith has freelanced for the Tri-State Defender newspaper and Contempora magazine.  She is the author of the self-published novel GLORY…THE HAIR.  Smith is also a playwright and poet. The Tennessee native is a member of Temple of Deliverance COGIC, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, Omicron Delta Kappa, The Golden Key International Honour Society, and Kappa Delta Pi.


What Does the Bible Tell Us about the Garden of Eden?

The Garden of Eden is probably the most famous place mentioned in the Bible. What details does the Bible give us about its location and features?

What Do We Know about Solomon’s Temple?

Solomon's temple was a great architectural achievement in Israel's golden age. But what led to this spectacular building being made in the first place?

Why Do We Say Jesus Is Our Passover Lamb?

Multiple times, the Bible talks about Jesus being the lamb of God, the perfect Passover lamb. What does this mean and how does it affect our understanding of his sacrifice?  

What is the Crown of Life in the Bible?

What does it mean when the Bible promises a crown of life to people who stand for God? Let's take a look at the verses that mention the crown of life and what they tell us today.

What Does the Bible Say about Heathens?

If someone calls you a "heathen," you may not understand what it means. In the Bible, a heathen has a particular meaning connected to your relationship with God.

5 Things to Know about Pestilence in the Bible

If you know the history of the Israelites and how they spent four hundred years in the wilderness as God dealt with them, you know that they suffered many things. Some of that had to do with pestilence.

What Is a Leviathan Spirit and How Can You Identify It?

Much of what we know about the characteristics of a leviathan spirit come from theologians and biblical scholars. More than likely this type of spirit is linked to a principality.

If Foreknowledge Exists, Does Free Will?

Jesus refers to foreknowledge in John 1:47-48. When he saw Nathanael coming, he said, “Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile.”

How Can We 'Have Faith in God' When We're Ready to Quit?

You must have faith in God for yourself. Do not let man limit what God can do for you.

Why Should We Also Pay Attention to Jairus in the Story about His Daughter?

Jairus is significant in the Bible because Jesus raised his daughter from the dead. Jesus had just healed a man who was demon-possessed.

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