Charles P. Schmitt along with his wife Dotty grew up in the Dutch Reformed Church in Brooklyn, New York. In his twenties, Charles was trained at Prairie Bible Institute in Alberta, Canada, and then at Bethany College of Missions in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Charles has three earned degrees and also a conferred Doctor of Divinity. Charles and Dotty initially served in church leadership in northern Minnesota and now serve as lead pastors on the pastoral team of Immanuel's Church, a multicultural church of thousands in the Washington, DC area. Charles and Dotty have been married for fifty years and have three beautiful daughters, and three wonderful sons-in-law, and five awesome grandchildren. They have published ten books between them and travel worldwide in the ministry, strengthening the Kingdom of God in revival power in these last days.