The Seven R’s of Prayer

Devin Schadt Blog

There is a way to transform our prayer from a monologue to a dialogue; from a relationship to a “real-ationship;” from being filled with words to making us capable of discerning and receiving the true Word. This way is the seven Rs of prayer. The seven Rs is an outline for prayer that if used daily will open you to …

Good Versus Greatest

Devin Schadt Blog

During the Middle Ages, cities were often surrounded and protected by thick, towering stone walls of defense. The wall that surrounded the city had gates that allowed pilgrims and inhabitants to enter. In times of war the enemy battered against these gates, intent on weakening and breaking the bars that braced them. If those bars broke or collapsed under the …

Silence Before Men

Devin Schadt Blog

The evil one, if he cannot lure and entice you to surrender to deliberate sin, will often tempt you to choose something good over that which is great: to receive honor and glory from men rather than honoring and glorifying the God of men; to perform the works of God to be noticed, rather than to be known by the …

The Final Battle

Devin Schadt Blog

Sister Lucia, who witnessed the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, said, “The final confrontation between our Lord and Satan will be over family and marriage.” It was Lucia, who on May 13, 1917, at age ten, saw a vision of a great Lady who pointed to the sky saying, “I have come from Heaven. I have come to ask you …

New Program Reveals Silver Bullet That Will Take Down Satan

Phillip Rolfes Blog

Devin Schadt – founder of the Fathers of St. Joseph – points out, we have a problem. “The evil one is waging war on this world. And his two primary targets are marriage and the family because God created these to reflect, reveal, and relive His divine love for man.” This is what led Devin to create the new LEAD …

The Devil’s Six Darts

Devin Schadt Blog

Your fatherly vocation has been divinely designed to enable you to be lifted up (your crucifixion), and by your sacrificial love draw those around you to Christ and His love (your glorification). Your exaltation demands nothing less than a resolute and enduring faith in God. Faith is more than assenting intellectually to a belief or truth. In its deepest essence, …

The Secret Path

Devin Schadt Blog

God has created a secret path between earth and heaven, between God and man, between our nascent identity and our ultimate destiny. If you follow this secret path you will become a man of greatness. This secret path is the context in which God has ordained for you to continually and perpetually give yourself away and thus discover who you …

Where Are You?

Devin Schadt Blog

Have you ever heard someone say that the key to having a successful business is location, location, location? Or that one of the keys to success is being in the right place at the right time? And so it is with the vocation of fatherhood. The success of your vocation depends upon your spiritual location. “Where are you?” were the first …

The Most Difficult Job

Devin Schadt Blog

Often, when a person is given a role, a job, or a duty that someone else — who has skill, talent, and great capability—previously had, someone will inevitably say to them, “You have some big shoes to fill.” You and I have experienced such moments in our own lives, when we have been asked to “step up” and be the …