Kay Smith is the mother of four, and the wife of Chuck Smith Pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa Ca. In the 1970s Kay started and led the Joyful Life women's ministry for years. Kay is also an author and you can view her books by clicking here.
I first met Kay in 1974 when I accepted Jesus as my Savior, Kay did not know the tremendous effect she had on my life. Her gentle and loving spirit was so apparent to me, I felt I could sit for hours listening to Kay talk about her love for Jesus. My special times with her were spent in Lake Arrowhead at the women's retreats. Kay patiently listened to my personal experiences then shared what word the Lord had given her on what issues I had told her about. Now you can listen to these teachings from Kay and be as blessed as I was and still am.
Sharon McVey Rude
Pleasing God - Pt. 1
Pleasing God - Pt. 2
Pleasing God - Pt. 3
Pleasing God - Pt. 4
Pleasing God - Pt. 5
Pleasing God - Pt. 6
Pleasing God - Pt. 7
Pleasing God - Pt. 8
Pleasing God - Book and Journal Combo Pack
Kay Smith exhorts and encourages women to think of God first and to live with His pleasure uppermost in mind. In a style that is uniquely Kay—candid, humorous, firm, but also compassionate—this beloved teacher reveals the secret to a simplified life, living it as a fragrant offering to God. Learn how to put sin in its place, yield to the Holy Spirit, praise God through trials, and offer Him even the smallest part of your life as an act of worship.
In the pages of this book, you will find the encouragement you long for, the exhortation you need, and the practical steps necessary to walk in a manner pleasing to God. Learn how to render your flesh dead and yield to the power of the Holy Spirit within you. Learn how to turn the smallest of tasks into a gift of worship and gratitude. And begin to live a fragrant, blessed and meaningful life—a life that pleases God.
Philippians - Paperback Bible Study Book
Are you filled with joy? If not—if this less-than-perfect world has robbed you of joy and filled you instead with fear and worry—you must learn the secrets found in the book of Philippians. - 159 pages
12-week Bible study Workbook
Follow Kay as she takes you on a verse-by-verse discovery of the truths that enabled Paul to worship in shackles, rejoice in persecution, and walk joyfully through life’s darkest places.
Dwelling in the Holy of Holies
Are you an "outer court" Christian? The "outer court" Christian has just enough salvation to ensure heaven. They come on Sunday mornings, but they have no prayer life, no fruit–they rarely witness and they're ineffective in the world.
Kay Smith teaches women to draw closer to the Lord, helping you to understand your relationship with Him, and bring you into that place where you were created to dwell–in the Holy of Holies.
Christ's death caused the veil to be torn away, so that believers could enter into the Holy of Holies, where they could live in God's presence. But many Christians stay in the Outer Courts.
But then there are people who have moved beyond the Outer Court. They love the Lord and have a restlessness of spirit that draws them closer to Him. Because of their love, they move into the Holy of Holies-a beautiful place where believers were meant to be.
The study guide is available for personal devotion or a home Bible study.
Behold the Handmaid of the Lord - CD
In this warm personal 2-CD audio Bible study, Kay Smith shares hilarious and thought-provoking stories of the ministry surrounding a pastor’s wife, as well as bestowing golden keys of exhortation found throughout the Scriptures.
Colossians - Paperback Bible Study Book
The Word For Today is pleased to present Kay Smith’s newest edition in her Bible Study Series for women … the book of Colossians. Come alongside Kay as she exhorts women and teaches what the Bible says about these last days. Women will discover how to discern spiritual deception and comprehend correct biblical doctrine that leads to a renewed eternal perspective.
Kay Smith encourages you to further the journey that began in her first Bible Study Series, Philippians.
Like the believers in Paul’s day, today we live in the midst of cultural craziness and we too are vulnerable to the quick-fix solutions of world philosophers and religious legalists. Let Kay guide you through the book of Colossians to understand how the Lord wants you to live in these last days … to love your family … to influence your friends …and to revive our nation.
This book contains the following:
12-week Bible Study Workbook
Discussion Group Helps
...That you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God. - Colossians 4:12
The Bedouin woman in Bethlehem reached down and picked up a handful of rocks. A shepherdess will sometimes throw a pebble gently when a sheep starts to wander away from the fold. This calls them back to safety. But this woman didn’t throw gently. She wore an angry scowl and threw those rocks with a vengeance. She didn’t want to be in that field tending those sheep. She wanted to be anyplace else in the world.
At times, we find ourselves standing in a field we didn’t choose for ourselves, tending to a task we never wanted. But when the call to that field—and the sheep it contains—comes from God Himself, then you’ve just been given a privilege.
The Privilege is a loving conversation between friends. Kay Smith has a special place in her heart for pastors’ wives and women in leadership—to any woman who has been asked to nurture and feed others. If you are a pastor’s wife, mother, Sunday school teacher or ministry leader, let Kay’s unique blend of encouragement and exhortation inspire you to take a second look at the opportunity you’ve been given.
Whether you’ve been called to nurture sheep or nurture children, the lessons Kay has gleaned over 62 years of ministry will refresh your heart and inspire you to love the ones God has entrusted to you all the more fervently.