Special Guest on Monday’s Virtual Town Hall Meeting
Special Guest Monday, May 4
Monday, May 4, we are excited to welcome Pastor Troy Schmidt of First Baptist Church of Windermere to our Virtual Town Hall Meeting!
For more than three decades Troy Schmidt has been reaching audiences and readers through his writing for television, film and books. Whether sharing stories that inspire young people or guiding teens to adults through the bible with Inspirational, Devotional or Christian Living books, he has published more than fifty works.
Troy began writing animation in Los Angeles in 1985 (Dennis the Menace, Heathcliff, Flintstone Kids). In 1992, he moved to Orlando to write for The Mickey Mouse Club, on staff for three seasons. He wrote for three Disney parades on ABC (Easter and Christmas), and a Disney Animal Kingdom show. He later adapted a Max Lucado children’s book, “Hermie The Common Caterpillar”, into a video, creating and writing a total of thirteen Hermie & Friends videos and more than twenty different books for Tommy Nelson.
As a Producer and Writer for “The American Bible Challenge” with Jeff Foxworthy for all three seasons, Troy adapted his writings to create a daily devotional, “The American Bible Challenge Daily Reader” and the “The American Bible Challenge Board Game.”
Working closely with Alex and Stephen Kendrick, Troy wrote “This Mean’s War” a teen prayer journal based on the movie War Room and “Revealed” a teen boy’s devotional book through B&H for their movie upcoming movie Overcomer. Over the past 5 years he has written numerous Inspirational and Devotional books for Baker and Broadstreet. Recently he released a Christian Living book, “Fish Sandwiches: The Delight of Receiving God’s Promises,” through NavPress.
Recently, Troy has focused his attention on the issue of religious freedom in America through his book “Holding the Line: America’s Fight for Religious Freedom.” His Facebook group and website spotlight constant daily attacks on religious freedom by atheist groups.
Troy is a Campus Pastor at First Baptist Church of Windermere, Florida with more than 2,000 attendees and has been on staff since 1997. He is married to Barbie and they have three sons, Riley, Brady and Carson, two daughters-in-law and one grandchild (two more on the way).
Join us every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 2:30pm. Meetings will be held daily at 2:30pm. Can’t make the live meeting, but have questions? Email Diane Edwards your questions and she will ask them in the meeting for you; just watch the recording for your answers!
Be sure to enter the following when prompted:
Meeting ID: 412-419-544
Alternately, call in using (415) 762-9988 or (646) 568-7788. The meeting ID is the same as above
If you’re unfamiliar with Zoom, here’s a great overview on how to access the platform