Nils Smith is the Chief Strategist of Social Media and Innovation at Dunham+Company with offices in Dallas, Texas and Sydney, Australia. Dunham+Company serves Christian ministries around marketing, communications, and fundraising.
Before partnering with Dunham+Company, Nils worked as the Innovation Pastor at Community Bible Church in San Antonio, Texas, one of the largest and fastest growing churches in the United States. While there, Nils led a talented team that grew their church’s online engagement. He pioneered their use of mobile apps and TV apps, and built the online church platform that now reaches 12,000 people in 400 cities each week. He is the author of The Social Media Guide for Ministry, and his work has been featured in a wide range of publications. Nils is regarded as a world-leading expert at the crossroads of social media and nonprofit strategy, and his expertise serves our clients every day. Nils also co-founded TVApp.Church helping churches build applications for Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV as well as Alexa Skills. Nils has a Business Management degree from Texas State University and holds a Masters in Ministry Leadership from Rockbridge Seminary.
Nils lives in New York City with wife, Katie and 2 daughters, Emery and Shelby.