A friend’s Facebook posts on dealing with his wife’s virulent cancer draws some practice advice on how to help those who suffer from the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt.
Electing a new American president won’t change the tough nature of human life that requires courage, resilience, and faithfulness to seeking God’s will, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt.
Religion plays a role in terrorism, but it isn’t the sole cause of the world’s violence, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt.
A young clergy friend’s frustration with ordained ministry prompts the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, a seminary professor, to identify six crucial issues about clergy formation today.
The Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt thinks there’s no such thing as “the wrong side of history,” and here’s why.
Many members today have become “zombie theologians” because the Church has failed to teach them about the Christian faith — the process known as catechesis — resulting in a threat to Christianity’s future, writes Dr. Frederick Schmidt.
News about the loosening of ties in the Anglican Communion is the “canary in the mine shaft” for Protestant denominations, including the fractious United Methodist Church, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt.
God’s Holy Spirit may be trying to tell us some things we can only hear if we learn how to pay attention, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt.
There’s more to inviting people into the body of Christ than a welcome at the door, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, and the “spiritual but not religious” are letting churches know what they are.