PASTORS ADAM & CANDICE SMITHYMAN
Adam Smithyman Biography
Adam is Senior Pastor of Freedom Destiny Church in Orange Park, Florida. He is Founder and President of Dream Mentors Transformational Life Coaching Institute, a biblical life coaching educational organization that teaches and trains educators and coaches in this specialty of life coaching.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from the International College of Excellence in Tinley Park, Illinois, and a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Truth Bible College in Jacksonville, Florida. He is a retired US Navy Commander with over 21 years of service. Adam has helped publish curriculum and manuals for Dream Mentors International which are used throughout the nation for biblical life coaching. Adam has appeared on international and local television and radio programs. He has hosted the local Jacksonville Trinity Broadcasting Network, Praise the Lord program with his wife, Candice. He has co-authored “Soul Transformation: Your Personal Journey” (March 2014, Crossbooks Publishing).
Adam is an ordained minister with One Focus Network in Hampton Roads, Virginia, and a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor with the American Association of Christian Counselors. He is the father of Alexandria, Nicholas, and Samantha, two sons-in-law, Garrison Knight and Hunter Lisenba, and one daughter-in-law, Avery Smithyman.
Dr. Candice Smithyman Biography
Dr. Candice Smithyman is the founder of Dream Mentors International, a biblical life counseling and coaching educational organization that teaches and trains educators and coaches in the specialty of life coaching. She is also founder of the Glory Road TV show, where she hosts weekly interviews that are seen on internet TV, Faith USA, Facebook and her YouTube channel. She is also the host of the Spirit Fuel TV show at spiritfuel.tv or spiritfuel.me. Her ministry website is available at candicesmithyman.com and dreammentors.org, where people can grow prophetically and receive biblical and transformational life coaching for every area of their life. She is also co-founder of Freedom Destiny Church in Orange Park, Florida. She received her Doctorate in Ministry from Christian Counseling from Jacksonville Theological Seminary. She received Masters in Counseling Human Relations from Liberty University.
Candice has appeared on international and local television and radio programs. She hosts her own television show where hosts pastors, musicians, prophets, etc. called "Glory Road" that you can watch by going to candicesmithyman.com. She has co-hosted the local Jacksonville Trinity Broadcasting Network, Praise the Lord program with her husband, Adam. Her radio show, The Get Real Connection and Coffee Break with Candice aired in various states across the country. She is co-author of “Soul Transformation: Your Personal Journey” (March 2014, Crossbooks Publishing). She is an author contributor of “Ready, Aim, Excel: The Expert Insights Guide to Personal and Professional Leadership” (Nov 2010) with such additional authors as Ken Blanchard and Dr. Marshall Goldsmith. Excerpts from her writing also appear in Wounded, Thrive and Survive (2012, Expert Insights Publishing) and she is featured in the Insights Magazine Collector’s Edition Celebrating Women Leaders (2013). She also authored, “His Sufficiency for my Authenticity: 8 Keys to Authentic Relationship with God and Others” (May 2006). She has written biblical life coaching curriculum for secular and Christian organizations. In addition, Candice is a past small group mentor for Leading It & Loving It, a nationally recognized organization to assist pastor’s wives, church planters wives’, and women in leadership. Candice is a Board Certified Christian Counselor with the American Association of Christian Counselors, and is an ordained minister with One Focus Network in Hampton Roads, VA. She is the mother to three beautiful and gifted children, Nicholas, Samantha and Alexandria, two sons-in-law, Garrison Knight and Hunter Lisenba, and one daughter-in-law, Avery Smithyman.