Pray for Ukraine

This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God. Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, others will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else. And [...]

March 17, 2022|

What brings you joy in life?

What brings you joy in life? There are probably many different things that bring you joy. For me, right now, one of the things is the “warmer” days and the nearing hope of consistently warm days! Honestly, I feel like a different person when the days warm up! I love getting to be outside, sit on the porch, hear the birds chirp, work with my [...]

March 10, 2022|

God’s whispers

I have always loved a story in 1 Kings about Elijah the prophet. After God used Elijah to dramatically bring down the false prophets of Baal at Mount Carmel, he ran away and hid in a cave. He ran because he was threatened by the evil queen Jezebel. God came to him at that cave. Here is what happened: “The Lord said, “Go out and [...]

March 3, 2022|

The Heart Of Mount Carmel

I can remember when we first visited Mount Carmel in the spring of 1989. A gentleman at the church’s front door welcomed everyone with a warm smile, a kind greeting, and a big hug! His name was Jim Maddux. What a remarkable first impression it made on us. Little did I know at that time just how that first impression was consistent as to what [...]

February 24, 2022|

One who honors God.

In writing to the church in the town of Philippi, the Apostle Paul told them of his plan to send his associate Timothy to check in with them and minister to them on Paul’s behalf. Paul writes these words regarding Timothy: “I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you. [...]

February 17, 2022|

Exciting Things Coming To Mount Carmel Kids

I’ve been reading a book that has rocked my world. And yes, it’s about ministry and about children, two things I’m passionate about. The book is titled, Resilient by Valerie Bell. I learned of this book at a discipleship conference that several of our staff attended in November of 2021. I want to share with you two of the concepts I’m reading about that have [...]

February 10, 2022|