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

The Most Powerful Parenting Practice

What Wise Parents Do When They Don’t Know What to Do

Higher Call Student Summit in West Florida

Training for Youth and Youth Leaders

Spiritual Weapons for Wayward Kids

How to Help Grown Wayward Children

Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health

A Review of the Book by Donald Whitney

How to Pray for Pastors

14 Things to Pray for

United—Fighting for the Next Generation

Bible Principles to Help Teens Develop a Walk with God

4 Focuses of Effective Parents

What Successful Parents Do Well

Always Respect Parents and Their Teens

Boundaries in Student Ministry—Part 2

Establishing a Long-Term Ministry of Integrity

Boundaries in Student Ministry—Part 1

What Matters Most

The Priority of People