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

Reigniting Apathetic Teens

10 Ways to Fight Apathy in Your Youth Group

5 Values of Successful Homeschooling

Educating Your Children with a Winning Philosophy

Quit Telling Me I’m Normal!

How Authority Stunts the Spiritual Growth of Young People

Dating Mistakes

Doors of Temptation

The Influence of Music

You Are What You Listen To—Part 2

Getting Teens to Air Their Questions

How an Honest Q&A Time Can Help Your Students

Struggling Teenagers? Don’t Give Up Early!

Being There for Teens to Come Back to

The Greatest Student Ministry Strategy

Reaching Students, Nurturing Life Change, and Seeing Them Stay Faithful for Life

7 Myths of Single Life

Seven Lies Singles Buy