Be a Peacemaker

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” - Matthew 5:9 NIV I have had something lying heavily on my heart. There is so much strife in our world right now. It seems everyone is at each other’s throats. When we should be pulling together to face our significant challenges, we are pulling apart. There is strife in marriages. There is [...]

October 21, 2021|

On Being Open…

By Tim Peace We’ve been having fun with parables during our message series, Aha! Jesus’ Stories for Change, our Build: Seminars series on the parables, and our Small Group devotional study on the parables. It’s been Parable Central here at Mount Carmel! To encourage you to continue in your personal and group study of the parables, I wanted to use a parable as a source [...]

October 14, 2021|

Get to Know Me | Mount Carmel’s New Youth Minister David Rimarski

Hello Mount Carmel family! My name is David Rimarski, and I am the new Student Minister on staff. My family and I are so excited to be here all the way from the little town of Pinetown, North Carolina, where I was the student minister serving at Athens Chapel Church of Christ in Bath. I have served at Athens Chapel Church for the past four [...]

October 7, 2021|


I was first introduced to the concept of BHAG when reading Jim Collin’s book “Good to Great.” BHAG stands for “Big Hairy Audacious Goal(s).” Collins found that companies who move from good to great have clear and compelling, needing little explanation, people-get-it-right-away goals. Think of the NASA goal to reach the moon in the 1960s. I have come to realize that Jesus calls us in [...]

September 30, 2021|

Night of Worship & Prayer: I See The Lord

By: Rick Anderson As we all know, we find ourselves at a time when the entire world is overwhelmed with our current circumstances (i.e., pandemic, hurricanes, finances, etc.). Where do we look for answers? As Christ-followers, in times of trouble, we turn our eyes to the Lord. No matter what we face, God is still on the throne. As believers, we have the opportunity to [...]

September 23, 2021|

Build Seminar Overview

Mount Carmel Family, This fall, Mount Carmel is conducting a seminar to help grow your faith and two opportunities to enhance your parenting skills. Collectively, we call them “Build Seminars”. These seminars will be presented by two of our staff members, Tim Peace and Lisa Davis, and one of Mount Carmel’s volunteers, Ronda Gaskill. These are great opportunities to grow, connect with others, and experience [...]

September 16, 2021|