Wayne Schmidt

For you, I give thanks.

For you, I give thanks.

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The Gospel Gap

The Gospel Gap

In Simon Sinek’s book, Start With Why,1 he unfolds a why/what/how framework. The “why” is the heart of the matter, and what energizes change. In the words of my friend, Duffy Smith, “the ‘why’ gives permission to the ‘what.’” I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the...
Strong enough to send?

Strong enough to send?

I’m energized by the action-oriented conversations about church multiplication taking place throughout The Wesleyan Church! Churches of various sizes, locations and histories are engaging–and there is a question that is often being asked: Are we healthy...
Make the Most

Make the Most

A 30-year pastor at Kentwood Community Church in a Grand Rapids, Mich., suburb, he most recently led Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University for six years. Weeks after his election, Wesleyan Life took the opportunity to interview “Wayne,” as he...
​Aprovechando al máximo

​Aprovechando al máximo

To read this story in English, click here. El 6 de Junio, 2016 el Dr. Wayne Schmidt fue electo Superintendente General de La Iglesia Wesleyana… El pastor que por 30 años sirvió en la Iglesia Comunidad Cristiana de Kentwood, un suburbio en Grand Rapids, Michigan; más...
​Wayne Schmidt acceptance speech

​Wayne Schmidt acceptance speech

Newly-elected General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt was welcomed to the platform with a standing ovation following the announcement of his election as leader of the North American General Conference. The other primary candidate, Rev. Isaac Smith, district...