Cary Schmidt

Join the Launch Team for My New Book!

Join the Launch Team for My New Book!

Big announcement! My new book, Stop Trying—How to Receive Not Achieve Your Real Identity is launching on January 7th, 2021. My publisher—Moody Publications—is inviting 100 energetic readers to be a part of the launch team. You would receive a complimentary copy of the...

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Because You Need Just One More Election Post…

Because You Need Just One More Election Post…

How's your "crazy-meter?" The frenzy is at an all time high in our society. COVID and the 2020 Election has a lot of people amped up pretty well. So, can I share two thoughts on guarding your heart and keeping your perspective during this next week? Here are two...

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When Should We Regather the Church?

When Should We Regather the Church?

So, pastor friend, you’ve heard of churches reopening. You’ve seen social media posts from churches in other regions who are celebrating re-gatherings. You’ve been called on to sign petitions, resist, and “take a stand.”

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It Is a Good Thing

It Is a Good Thing

How has God been faithful to you during the last eight weeks? Have you celebrated His faithfulness recently? Have you paused the noise (both external and internal) long enough to simply say “Thank you, Lord!”

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What is God Doing?

What is God Doing?

For ten years, Hezekiah lived under the threat of the Assyrian empire threatening to pillage the southern tribes of Judah. I bet he wondered “what is God doing?”

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Preach the Gospel Again

Preach the Gospel Again

Have you lost interest in the gospel? Are you looking for “more interesting” or “more engaging” things to say? Don’t Christians need more than “just the gospel”?

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Responding to Hard Stuff

Responding to Hard Stuff

I’ve spent a lot of time this week hearing from advisors, listening to our leaders, and considering the spiritual and practical implications of COVID-19 virus for our church, school, and ministry.

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