From 1974 to 2022, Roger Smets served as a full-time Foursquare evangelist, ministering in many districts in the United States as well as in Canada and other parts of the world. He and his wife, Gwen, served as a ministry team. Under the anointing of the Holy Spirit, Roger prophetically ministered words of hope, healing and deliverance to individuals while Gwen provided a beautiful backdrop of ministry from the piano. Recognizing God’s call to be a “bearer of Good News”, Roger committed to memory hundreds of Scripture promises which he spoke with a prophetic anointing. His focus was to encourage, refresh and challenge many with a “Word from the Lord”. His inspirational preaching was firmly anchored in the Word of God ministering among 5 other major denominations as well as serving in ministry relationship with many Foursquare churches on a recurring annual basis.

Roger was also a special speaker for conventions, pastor conferences and camp meetings in the United States and Canada ministering overseas as well, conducting open-air evangelistic crusades. Roger graduated from Biola University as well as L.I.F.E. Bible College. Gwen is a Canadian, originally from Vancouver, B.C. They served as International Foursquare Evangelists and based their ministry in Bonsall, California. For 21 years of public ministry, former Pastor and L.I.F.E. Bible College professor, the late Dr. Paul Hackett served as a key advisor and director for their ministry until he passed away in 1995. Over the course of their ministry, the Smets’ have served under the covering of 5 Foursquare Supervisors, the late Dr. Roy Hicks Sr., the late Dr. Roy Hicks Jr., the late Dr. Fred Wymore, Dr. Cliff Hanes, the late Dr. Tom Ferguson and currently serve under the direct pastoral covering of┬áDr. Roger Friend, Senior pastor of Vista Christian Fellowship Foursquare Church.