Let’s Talk About Faith

By Didi Bacon Let’s talk about faith… What does it mean to have faith in God? “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1 (NIV) Faith is confidence that God is real even though you cannot see him. It is trusting that God has spoken, and what he has communicated is recorded for us [...]

September 21, 2023|

Fall into Student Ministry Fun!

Can you smell it?!? Fall is in the air! If you are like me, you are a huge fan of the fall season. I was looking on my phone everyday this past month waiting to see the temperature outside drop from 90 degrees to 75 degrees. There is nothing better than long sleeves and jeans weather. And if you are like my wife, you were [...]

September 14, 2023|

Help Build Hope

By Aaron Adams  What does it mean to help build hope? When you think about it, you can help build hope in a variety of different ways. You can build hope by encouraging someone. You can build hope by being present for someone in their time of need. You can build hope by being generous with finances, time, words, and abilities. During our mission trip [...]

September 7, 2023|

Follow the Leader…

By Didi Bacon I hate feeling trapped. To be stuck in the same place. Paralysis by analysis is something I cannot stand. It makes me really grumpy when I get held back from moving forward. When I was in elementary school we used to play a game called “Pile On.”  This was a game of catching someone unaware on the ground and shouting to all [...]

August 31, 2023|

What I’ve Learned About Community

By Lisa Davis A few years ago, a friend and I started dreaming about what a mom’s group could look like at Mount Carmel. Sketches on a white board, inviting new leaders and finding material to study has turned into Recharge; a Group For Moms. Despite an interruption in our flow due to the pandemic, this group continues to grow and flourish. If I would [...]

August 23, 2023|

The Researcher

By Aaron Adams To my wife and my immediate family, I’ve become known as the “researcher.” Here’s what I mean. Many times, before I buy a product, or before I hire a company, I like to do some background research. Yes, knowing the pros and cons is helpful, but more than anything I like to be well informed and know what I’m getting into. In [...]

August 17, 2023|