The month of May is traditionally dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. May is a month of growth, when nature is reborn. This month normally belongs to the Easter season, between Easter and Pentecost. Many Catholics may be aware that May is consecrated to Mary, but it may be unclear why this month was selected […]
Author Archive: Bart Schuchts
"Bart is one of the most passionate men for God that I know.... His heart is for the Church to live into the fullness of who She's called to be."
Bart has been involved in ministry for over 28 years and has vast experience across the Body of Christ. Following a desperate plea while in an NFL Locker room, over 29 years ago, Bart encountered the Father's love. His passion has remained the same since – to love and please God in all that he does.
Bart is an instrumental member of the John Paul II Healing Center. He is a regular speaker at conferences and retreats, and has a deep passion to see people encounter the Father's love.
Bart has been married for over 20 years. He and his wife, Brooke, have four children: Hannah, Gabrielle. Kailey and Joshua.
During this Holy week, as we enter more fully into the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, it is a good time to ask ourselves some deep and profound questions around Passion and Fire. Where are the passion and fire? Where is the passion and fire within the Church? Where is the passion and fire within me? […]
Imagine if Jesus really meant it when He said, “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10 How different might we look to those around us if we took this to heart? The truth is, Jesus did mean it. He truly did come to give us abundant life! Is this […]
What Does the Father Desire? Have you ever stopped to think about that? I spend so much time telling the Father what I desire that I rarely stop to ask Him what He desires. A friend once shared with me a humorous, yet convicting, conversation he had with his wife. She asked him, “If you […]
This very word – DESIRE – stirs something within our hearts: For some it brings up passion and hope, for others it brings up pain and despair, and within others it stirs feelings of fear and concern. The very word desire comes from the Latin root words De Sire, which literally means “Of the Father”. If […]
Have you ever faced seemingly Impossible circumstances? If so, I hope this story offers you some encouragement on your journey to continue to persevere and press into the love, power, and goodness of our God and Creator in the face of adversity. I warn you upfront that some of us may find this story hard […]
This very question tends to make us uncomfortable: “Well, of course, God answers Prayer! How dare you even ask such a thing?” Yet, as we look a little deeper we may find this question lingering within our own hearts, tucked away behind difficult experiences: Matthew 21:22 “If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask […]
Could you imagine being one of the original disciples and walking with Jesus for 3 years? He walks by and says, “Come Follow Me” and you drop your “net’ and follow Him. You have no idea what you are in for, you just feel something calling you from within to drop everything and follow Him. […]