Dr. Leonard N. Smith

Dr. Leonard N. Smith proudly serves as the Senior Minister of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Arlington, VA. His unique, uncompromising and bold approach to presenting God’s Word is renowned for reforming lives and advancing God’s Kingdom. 

Through the dedicated headship of Dr. Smith, Mount Zion is flourishing delightfully as a “Kingdom Focused” church. Since his arrival 1991, the membership has grown significantly. His eagle like vision has resulted in the establishment of a burgeoning spirit of ministry which consists of five core ministries – Outreach, Family Life, Christian Educational, Creative Arts, Foundational ministries. Birthed from those main ministries are 22 sub-ministries that are comprised of 40 committees. 

Via programs which provide tutoring, food assistance and financial support, the spirit of the “Church on the Hill” has extended to local community residents and agencies, as well as people organizations state and nation-wide. Mount Zion’s Radio Outreach Ministry has also supplied a bountiful blessing to the Washington Metropolitan region. Dr. Smith can be heard on WYCB – 1340 AM every Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Monday at 6:00 p.m.; on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. his moving messages are aired on New Inspirational Praise 104.1 FM. Dr. Smith is seen live via the internet, every Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. on Baptist Television Network (www.baptisttelevision.com).