In Bible college, I had to study Koine Greek. Koine means common. Common Greek is what the writers of the New Testament used to write what we call the Gospels, the History, and the Letters of the New Testament. In my study, there were words that I just fell in love with. The word for “Splachna” means guts or stomach. It is used mainly figuratively [...]

January 27, 2022|

Why We Do Worship.

I have a question for you: Why do you attend Sunday worship? Many people come because they love to hear solid preaching. Others might attend because they are inspired by the worship music. Still, others might like seeing their family and friends. So that moment of fellowship with longtime companions, along with meeting new faces, just gives you a huge boost to start your week. [...]

January 20, 2022|

Build Ministry Vision 2022

I don’t know about you, but it just feels kind of hard right now, doesn’t it? Life seems complicated at the moment. Right now feels like a time of collective heaviness. Perhaps the weather plays a contributing factor too. It gets dark earlier in the day. We have more cold and gloomy days than we have warm and sunny. Plus, we’re still in a global [...]

January 13, 2022|

What’s your God Word for 2022?

By: Didi Bacon I have been practicing seeking out my one God word for the start of the year for several years now. The process is detailed in a little book entitled One Word That Will Change Your Life, by Jon Gordon, Dan Britton, and Jimmy Page. If you have not gone through it, I encourage you to do it. You basically go through a [...]

January 6, 2022|

Thank You For Your Generosity | Giving Tree Recap

We are thankful for the generosity of the Mount Carmel Community! Mount Carmel has been offering the Giving Tree as a part of our community for the past 20+ years. It was born out of a pre-built program, but it continues as a passion project for Mount Carmel. For the past two years, it has been led by the Ruehlman Family. A note from the [...]

December 30, 2021|

Mount Carmel Update

Dear Mount Carmel family, It seems every day, we hear new reports of people in our community coming down with the cold, the flu, or COVID. Our hearts go out to those affected by illness, and we ask you to join us in praying for speedy healing for everyone suffering from sickness. If you know of someone you would like the staff, elders, and prayer [...]

December 18, 2021|