The evangelical pastor, whose outreach to hippies in the 1960s founded a movement that today represents about 1,600 Calvary Chapel congregations in the U.S. and abroad, died Thursday, Oct. 3, after a battle with lung cancer. Smith’s openness to cultural styles helped launch contemporary Christian music and inspired seeker-sensitive congregations. The surfer who could communicate to young people through his expository teaching and acceptance, often held baptisms in the Pacific Ocean, and set up big tents in Costa Mesa for weekly music concerts, outreach, and teaching. Many leading pastors today, including Greg Laurie, who’s annual Harvest crusade attracts tens of thousands of people, grew up in the Calvary Chapel movement. See Christianity Today’s coverage.