Cary Schmidt

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Pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church

Cary Schmidt serves as the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Newington, CT. He and his wife Dana have been blessed with three children, and have enjoyed twenty-nine years of marriage and ministry together. Cary's passion is to love God, love his family, and point people to Jesus Christ—through teaching, preaching, and writing. He has written fifteen books, including Live Lighter Love Better, Real Christianity, Passionate Parenting, and Off Script. You can connect with Cary at

Articles by Cary Schmidt

A Question Every Parent Should Ask

What Do My Children Need Me to Change?

One Key to an Irresistible Marriage

Love to Delight Your Spouse

The Subtle Message of Secular Media

Don't Fall for the Hopelessness of the Media

Are You an Unbelieving Believer?

Getting Back to Optimistic Faith

Modeling Obedience for Your Children

Children Do What Children See

When You’re Spiritually Numb...

What to Do When it Feels Like God Is Ignoring You

8 Reasons Not to Leave

Don’t Confuse a Personal Struggle with a Providential Stirring

18 Ways a New Leader Can Build Trust

Earning Trust in a New Relationship

How Do You Treat Spectators?

Involving the Uninvolved

Leading Your Children from Social Stress to Spiritual Maturity

Raising Spiritually Mature Teenagers