Oct 18 2022
Ep. 27: Unbelievably Amazing - Crack to Convict, Christ to College with Sidney H. Smith III
In this episode we have the honor of speaking with Sidney Smith. After 27 years of addiction, crime, homelessness, eating out of garbage dumpsters, prison, and 10 different rehabilitation centers, one encounter with Christ changed everything. Sidney is a good friend, a powerful speaker and an extremely talented pianist and singer. He is as authentic as they come, and we hope you'll be inspired and reminded of the goodness and power of God's love and forgiveness as you listen to him share.You can learn more about Sidney by visiting his website at www.sidneyhsmithiii.comSidney Smith is a speaker and the author of 4 books titled: Unbelievably Amazing, Alone with GOD, Addiction Treatment Outcomes, and Big Braining the Whole Thang. Smith is a two-time graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg Campus, having completed a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a minor in psychology, as well as a Master of Social Work. Smith was awarded student of the year 2018-2019, Honors College Graduate, and McNair Scholar by The University of Southern Mississippi. Smith was also selected and awarded a Fellowship by The Council of Social Work Education 2018- 2019.Sidney H. Smith III currently works for The United States Department of Veteran Affairs as a Licensed Master Social Worker. Smith has worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor, Community Outreach Counselor and currently volunteers his services monthly at 4 local residential drug and alcohol treatment centers and ultimately desires to own private practice. Smith conducted Opioid Addiction Classes statewide for law enforcement officers, ambulance, and firefighters. Sidney H. Smith III is featured in National Outlets such as Guidepost Magazine, Pat Robertson’s televised 700 Club and spoke in circles with United States Senator Roger Wicker.Thanks for listening to the Embodied Holiness Podcast. We invite you to join the community on Facebook and Instagram @embodiedholiness. You can find all our episodes and more at www.embodiedholiness.com. Embodied Holiness is a ministry of Parkway Heights United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg, MS. If you're in the Hattiesburg area and are looking for a church home, we'd love to meet you and welcome you to the family. You can find out more about Parkway Heights at our website.