Tim Schmidt

Tim Schmidt

Are You in Agreement?

The Bible proposes a logical question in Amos 3:3 – “Can two walk together, except they be agreed?” The answer is an obvious “no.” We live in a day of amazing communicating abilities. One of the basics of communication and unity is agreement. When a man and a woman are at the marriage altar, they are making a binding contract, or agreement, for the rest of their lives.…

How to Pray for Missionaries

David Hosaflook, missionary to the Albanians, wrote the following in Gospel Meditations for Missions: Missionaries mean it when they tell you, “What we really need is your prayers!” We can do without money (Paul sometimes made tents), but we can’t do without prayers. The “Gospel-destitute areas” see us as criminal combatants, not friends…

Handel’s Messiah

One of the highlights of attending Ambassador Baptist College was being able to participate in the chorale singing Handel’s Messiah. I have several favorite songs, but the most familiar is the “Hallelujah Chorus”. George Fredrick Handel (1685-1759) composed this in 1741. With a consuming intensity, he accomplished it in twenty-four days. It is said that he paid little…