Nathaniel Smith


Lead Pastors of Legacy Life Church

Pastor Nathaniel has served as a volunteer and intern at various churches in 4 states since 2006. He came to Legacy Life Church in 2017 with his wife and daughter after separating from the United States Air Force. Since becoming part of the Legacy Life Team he has served as a pastor to teens, young adults, community groups and a liaison to various arenas in the Meridian community, including Meridian High School, the Mayors Office, and various community events and ministry networks. In January of 2021, Nathaniel was selected as the new lead pastor of Legacy Life. Above all else, he is a husband and father who sees healthy family units as the key to a strong unified church.

Training and Accomplishments:
Pastor Nathaniel currently holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Hope International’s School of Psychology and Counseling. In 2015 Pastor Nathaniel received his certificate of ministry from the Alaska Ministry Network after completing courses from the Alaska School of Ministry. With classes from Southwestern Assemblies of God University, he became a licensed minister in 2018 through the Southern Idaho Ministry Network. Following completion of his license Nathaniel earned a Masters of Arts in Leadership from Northwest University's College of Ministry. During his 6 years in the Air Force Pastor Nathaniel learned crucial leadership skills as a frontline supervisor. He was awarded the commandant award in Airmen Leadership School; an honor voted on by peers and school officials. He was also trained in Crises Intervention for individuals with psychological disorders alongside Alaska’s State and local law enforcement. More than anything Pastor Nathaniel is thankful he and his wife Christina are building legacy of overcoming highly unfavorable statistics to a point of blessing their kid(s) with favorable ones.



1830 N. Linder Road

Meridian, Idaho .  83646

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