Christian music singer-songwriter that has earned many Dove Awards for songs like “MOST IMPORTANTLY.” He’s perhaps one of the most well known Religious songwriters of his period, penning tracks for performers like Casting Crowns and Rebecca St. Adam. He was raised in Maple Tone Township, NJ. He has offered being a pastor at the city Christian Fellowship in Lindale, Tx. He wedded fellow Christian songwriter Rita Baloche. Michael W. Smith earned a Dove Prize for Inspirational Documented Song of the entire year for his edition of “MOST IMPORTANTLY” in 2002.