Posts By David R. Schmitt

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Walking with Purposea free devotion for Pastor Appreciation Month

Editor’s note: October is Pastor Appreciation Month and this month’s devotion is a perfect fit! It comes from the men’s ministry theme Man of God: Renewed for Life. The 64-page devotion book in this theme takes a closer look at the lives of Noah, Moses, Joshua, David, and Paul. God gave these men extraordinary blessings…

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A Place at the Tablea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from the men’s ministry theme Man of God: Renewed for Life. The theme, based on Isaiah 40:31, aims to strengthen men in heart, mind, and spirit. Did you know that CTA also offers a FREE men’s retreat in this theme? Check it out and start planning your fall event today!…

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The Smallest Detaila free Father’s Day devotion

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from one of CTA’s latest Father’s Day themes, Man of God: Renewed for Life. With the gifts and resources from this theme, men will experience God’s love and be strengthened in heart, mind, and spirit. Check it out today and don’t miss the other Christian Father’s Day gifts from CTA!…

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Rebuilding a Broken Worlda free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion appears in the CTA devotion book: Justice, Kindness, Humility . . . It’s a Guy Thing! The pocket-sized book includes 17 quick, 5-minute devotions based on Micah 6:8. It would make a great addition to your men’s retreat this summer or fall! What she wanted was an island for the kitchen….

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Just a Little Imaginationa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion appears in CTA’s latest men’s ministry devotion book: Justice, Kindness, Humility . . . It’s a Guy Thing! The pocket-sized book includes 17 quick, 5-minute devotions based on Micah 6:8. It would make a great addition to your Father’s Day celebration or men’s spring retreat! What do a riding lawnmower motor,…

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You Want What?a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion appears in CTA’s latest men’s ministry devotion book: Justice, Kindness, Humility . . . It’s a Guy Thing! The pocket-sized book includes 17 quick, 5-minute devotions based on Micah 6:8. It would make a great addition to your Father’s Day celebration or men’s spring retreat! “What do you want from me?”…

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Built Arounda free devotion for this week’s meetings

As you begin, read Psalm 1:3. In ancient Israel, where water was scarce, people knew the difference between a stream that only appeared after the heavy rains, a river that constantly flowed, and a canal that had been carved out of a river to provide a reliable supply of running water. Knowing these distinctions helps…

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Built Througha free devotion for this week’s meetings

As you begin, read Romans 5:3–4. Driving northwest on U.S. Route 25E in Tennessee, you approach the Cumberland Mountains. Rather than drive over the mountains, however, you can drive through them. In the 1990s, engineers built a tunnel through the mountain. Entering the tunnel in Tennessee, you exit in Kentucky. People marveled at the Cumberland…

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Built Upona free devotion for this week’s meetings

As you begin, read 1 Corinthians 3:11. “That, over there, used to be McGurer’s place,” he said to his grandson. “From here, all you’d see was wheat.” He shrugged his shoulders and spat on the ground. Looking over the construction site, you’d never have known it. McGurer’s field had become an open-air shopping center, which…

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