Bernadette is an alumnus of Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan and Rhema Bible College in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. She has been married to her husband, Pastor Philip Smith, for 30 years. They have raised 8 children, 7 on earth and 1 in heaven, with biblical values. The Smith’s have resided in the Grand Rapids area for the last 23 years. Her passion is that everyone comes to know, intimately, the heartbeat of our Heavenly Father, which helps us experience true peace and fulfill our purpose on earth.