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. Three 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 January 20, 2020 – Do we just add Jesus to what we’ve been doing?

2 Kings 2:19  Then the men of the city said to Elisha, “Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land is unfruitful.” This scripture has always fascinated … Continue reading

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Sunday January 19, 2020 – What is being a Christian?

The scripture is at the end of the devotional. I must confess that I sure enjoy the springtime.  Here in the midst of cold and snow I keep telling myself spring is only a few weeks away.  One of the … Continue reading

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Saturday January 18, 2020 – Memories of my trip to Afghanistan

Acts 4:12  Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved. I have referenced my trip to Afghanistan a few years ago as part of … Continue reading

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Friday January 17, 2020 – What happened to the apostles?

Acts 5:40b-41  They called the apostles in and had them flogged. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.  41 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering … Continue reading

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Thursday January 16, 2020 – Choosing to be an overcomer not a victim

2 Corinthians 12:10  That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. I remember a trip to Brazil where we all went … Continue reading

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Wednesday January 15, 2020 – Passion for the Lord

John 12:3  Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume I’ve read … Continue reading

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Tuesday January 14, 2020 – Obligations becoming opportunities to bring blessing to Him

1st Thessalonians 4:1  As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do … Continue reading

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