Author Archives: Don Schmidt

About Don Schmidt

Beginning in the fall of 2009, Don was VP of Operations & Director of Student Life for 2 years at Williamson Christian College in Franklin, TN - a wonderful, accredited 4 year college for adult learners. That is where he started writing the devotionals. The passion of his heart is to love God and to help others learn to love God more and more. He grew up in St. Joseph, MI - Class of '66. Graduated from Michigan State in '70 and Wheaton Grad School in '78. Thunderous conversion October 11, 1968. He and Donna were engaged 2 hrs & 15 minutes after they met August 25, 1969 at a Christian camp in Georgia. They married in '70 and have 4 wonderful sons. Most of his adult career has been in business in NE Ohio. They lived for 20 years in Peninsula, OH. They attended St. Luke's Ministries (Anglican) in Copley, OH for many years. Four years ago they were reassigned by the Lord to attend River of Life Community Church in Hudson, OH. St. Luke's prayerfully sent them off on this new adventure with much love.

Monday June 21, 2021 – Friendship: Such an opportunity!

John 15:14  You are my friends if you do what I command. Friends.  Have you ever considered what a broad spectrum that word covers?  People we see and speak to at church, at school or at work.  People we hang … Continue reading

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Sunday June 20, 2021 – His steadfast love

Lamentations 3:25  The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; This morning as I was considering what I would write, my mind was filled with lots of  stuff.  We have a … Continue reading

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Saturday June 19, 2021 – What to do with the miracles….

Romans 1:20  For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. As I’ve noted before, I had a … Continue reading

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Friday June 18, 2021 – Together with Him in the morning

Psalm 59:16  But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. What a blessing to have our thoughts preoccupied each morning with … Continue reading

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Thursday June 17, 2021 – The wonder of my Blue Sections of Scripture

Psalm 9:1  I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonder. Have you ever thought of praying scripture?  Years ago I heard a teaching on this idea and it has been a … Continue reading

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Wednesday June 16 – It takes more than a recipe

James 3:13  Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. Don’t you just love a wonderful meal?  The enjoyment we experience as fragrant … Continue reading

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Tuesday June 15, 2021 – A fountain of life

Acts 9:31  Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace. It was strengthened; and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it grew in numbers, living in the fear of the Lord. Have you ever lived anywhere … Continue reading

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Monday June 14, 2021 – The importance of salt and light

2 Timothy 3:5a  having a form of godliness but denying its power. Consider these questions: 1) Is the Church a victim of the degenerating culture that surrounds it?  Or 2) Is it the other way around – is the surrounding … Continue reading

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Sunday June 13, 2021 – Having a heart after the Lord

Acts 13:22  After removing Saul, he made David their king. He testified concerning him: “I have found David son of Jesse a man after my own heart; he will do everything I want him  o do.” Think of God being … Continue reading

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Saturday June 12, 2021 – What is our response to opposition?

1 Samuel 17:37  The LORD who delivered me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will deliver me from the hand of this Philistine.”  Saul said to David, “Go, and the LORD be with you.” … Continue reading

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