Mount Carmel Ministries

Mount Carmel Ministries

By Mount Carmel Ministries
Mount Carmel Ministries is a place of rest, renewal, and recreation where people experience Jesus. Founded by the Lutheran Bible Institute of Minneapolis as their summer teaching ministry in 1938, Mount Carmel Ministries became an independent educational ministry in 1988. We live out our mission through biblically-based, Christ-centered programming and hospitality. Our signature ministries include Family Camps, Adult Education, and Christian retreats.
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Living Out God's Mission in Every Season: CLBI President Dean Rostad: Session 4
Dean Rostad's sessions are on the topic of "Living Out God's Mission in Every Season" “…he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus” (Philippians 1:6) Our speaker, Dean Rostad, says, “I love growing older, and my wife hates it. I do admit that I miss the hair I had in my 20’s. The truth is that following Jesus is a continuous adventure that matures with us as we age, adding value and meaning to our lives.” Dean Rostad is the president of the Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute.
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July 7, 2020
Living Out God's Mission in Every Season: CLBI President Dean Rostad: Session 3
Dean Rostad's sessions are on the topic of "Living Out God's Mission in Every Season" “…he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus” (Philippians 1:6) Our speaker, Dean Rostad, says, “I love growing older, and my wife hates it. I do admit that I miss the hair I had in my 20’s. The truth is that following Jesus is a continuous adventure that matures with us as we age, adding value and meaning to our lives.” Dean Rostad is the president of the Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute.
44:43
June 30, 2020
Living Out God's Mission in Every Season: CLBI President Dean Rostad: Session 2
Dean Rostad's sessions are on the topic of "Living Out God's Mission in Every Season" “…he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus” (Philippians 1:6) Our speaker, Dean Rostad, says, “I love growing older, and my wife hates it. I do admit that I miss the hair I had in my 20’s. The truth is that following Jesus is a continuous adventure that matures with us as we age, adding value and meaning to our lives.” Dean Rostad is the president of the Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute.
30:54
June 23, 2020
Living Out God's Mission in Every Season: CLBI President Dean Rostad: Session 1
Dean Rostad's sessions are on the topic of "Living Out God's Mission in Every Season"   “…he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus” (Philippians 1:6)   Our speaker, Dean Rostad, says, “I love growing older, and my wife hates it. I do admit that I miss the hair I had in my 20’s. The truth is that following Jesus is a continuous adventure that matures with us as we age, adding value and meaning to our lives.” Dean Rostad is the president of the Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute.
50:45
June 16, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 9
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker helps us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois.
1:36:13
June 9, 2020
Dead Pan Humor with Johan Hinderlie
On this #ThrowbackThursday we hear a sermon from Johan Hinderlie who served as the executive director at Mount Carmel from 1985 until 2012. 
16:41
June 4, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 8
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker helps us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois.
30:58
June 2, 2020
Sunday Morning Worship 5.31.2020
Join us for our outdoor worship service which took place this morning 5.31.2020!
47:21
May 31, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 7
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker helps us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois.
57:31
May 26, 2020
Family Gathering 5/24/2020: "10 Days to Reorient Everything"
From Ascension—Pentecost. Ascension re-orients us from looking back to looking up. Pentecost re-orients us from looking in to looking out.
43:17
May 25, 2020
Barbary Coast Dixieland Band
Join the Barbary Coast back in 2008 for a wonderful evening of Dixieland music. The group featured Tom Andrews, Dick Peterson, Russ Peterson, Steve Pikal, Dick Ramberg, and Jim ten Bensel! 
1:13:54
May 21, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 6
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker helps us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois. 
52:08
May 19, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 5
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker will help us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith convictions in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois.
1:05:29
May 12, 2020
Samuel Miller Interviews: Founding Mount Carmel
Travel back in time with us to 1970 for an interview between Maynard Force and Dr. Samuel Miller. Miller founded Mount Carmel in 1938 as the summer teaching home of the Lutheran Bible Institute. 
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May 10, 2020
Samuel Miller Interviews: Founding LBI
Travel back in time with us to 1970 for an interview between Pastor Maynard Force and Dr. Samuel Miller. Doctor Miller was the founder of the Lutheran Bible Insitute movement along with Mount Carmel. In this interview, he discusses some of the challenges and blessings from his time founding and running the Lutheran Bible Institutes.  
30:02
May 10, 2020
Samuel Miller: 'Jesus Only'
Dr. Samuel Miller kickstarted the Lutheran Bible Institute Movement and founded Mount Carmel. 'Jesus Only' has remained the motto of Mount Carmel 83 years later. Samuel Miller wrote a composition loved by LBI students over the years of the same name. Enjoy Samuel Miller performing his composition 'Jesus Only' back in 1970. 
02:28
May 7, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 4
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker will help us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith convictions in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois.
46:10
May 7, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 3
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker will help us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith convictions in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois.
35:47
May 5, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 2
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker will help us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith convictions in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois.
34:52
April 28, 2020
Seasoning Our Corner of the World: Bill Yonker: Session 1
Using stories and humor, teacher Bill Yonker will help us think about ways we can be salt in the world and share our faith convictions in relevant ways. Bill is a nationally known speaker and the Senior Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Dundee, Illinois. 
44:54
April 21, 2020
Having a H.E.A.R.T. for God: Thanksgiving: Nathan Hoff
Using the acrostic H.E.A.R.T., pastor Nathan Hoff will help us reflect on the life of David and apply the themes of Hope, Endurance, Adventure, Relationships, and Thanksgiving to our lives.
1:22:32
April 18, 2020
The Mount Carmel Trio: Special Concert Episode
Join us for a special concert which took place in the Mount Carmel Chapel during the summer of 2008! Listen and be blessed. Jesus Only.
39:18
April 18, 2020
Having a HEART for God: Relationships: Nathan Hoff
Using the acrostic H.E.A.R.T., pastor Nathan Hoff will help us reflect on the life of David and apply the themes of Hope, Endurance, Affections, Relationships, and Thanksgiving to our lives.  www.mountcarmelministries.com
55:26
April 18, 2020
Having a HEART for God: Adventure: Nathan Hoff
Using the acrostic H.E.A.R.T., pastor Nathan Hoff will help us reflect on the life of David and apply the themes of Hope, Endurance, Adventure, Relationships, and Thanksgiving to our lives. 
40:26
April 14, 2020
Having a HEART for God: Endurance: Pastor Nathan Hoff
Using the acrostic H.E.A.R.T., pastor Nathan Hoff will help us reflect on the life of David and apply the themes of Hope, Endurance, Affections, Relationships, and Thanksgiving to our lives. Nathan is married to Joy Hoff and they have four children named Christian, Annika, Samuel, and Peter. Favorite scripture: I love the last verse of 2nd Corinthians (13.14) "The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all." Favorite quote: Of late my favorite quote is from the Augsburg Confession article 20 on good works, "The Holy Spirit is received through faith, hearts are renewed and given new affections." Favorite Church Activity: Hearing and speaking absolution. Justus Johan Lindar, in Bo Geirtz' novel The Hammer of God proclaims, "But now I see that which is done, and I see that the whole debt is paid. Now, therefore, I go about my duties as might a prison warden who carries in his pocket a letter of pardon for all his criminals. Do you wonder that I am happy?"
1:03:09
April 7, 2020
Having a HEART for God: Hope Part 2: Pastor Nathan Hoff
Using the acrostic H.E.A.R.T., pastor Nathan Hoff will help us reflect on the life of David and apply the themes of Hope, Endurance, Affections, Relationships, and Thanksgiving to our lives. Nathan is married to Joy Hoff and they have four children named Christian, Annika, Samuel, and Peter. Favorite scripture: I love the last verse of 2nd Corinthians (13.14) "The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all." Favorite quote: Of late my favorite quote is from the Augsburg Confession article 20 on good works, "The Holy Spirit is received through faith, hearts are renewed and given new affections." Favorite Church Activity: Hearing and speaking absolution. Justus Johan Lindar, in Bo Geirtz' novel The Hammer of God proclaims, "But now I see that which is done, and I see that the whole debt is paid. Now, therefore, I go about my duties as might a prison warden who carries in his pocket a letter of pardon for all his criminals. Do you wonder that I am happy?"
47:57
March 31, 2020
Having a HEART for God: Hope: Pastor Nathan Hoff
Using the acrostic H.E.A.R.T., pastor Nathan Hoff will help us reflect on the life of David and apply the themes of Hope, Endurance, Affections, Relationships, and Thanksgiving to our lives. Nathan is married to Joy Hoff and they have four children named Christian, Annika, Samuel, and Peter. Favorite scripture: I love the last verse of 2nd Corinthians (13.14) "The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all." Favorite quote: Of late my favorite quote is from the Augsburg Confession article 20 on good works, "The Holy Spirit is received through faith, hearts are renewed and given new affections." Favorite Church Activity: Hearing and speaking absolution. Justus Johan Lindar, in Bo Geirtz' novel The Hammer of God proclaims, "But now I see that which is done, and I see that the whole debt is paid. Now, therefore, I go about my duties as might a prison warden who carries in his pocket a letter of pardon for all his criminals. Do you wonder that I am happy?" Favorite movie: Nacho Libre Favorite food: Caprese Salad (what I'm having tonight-I can't think past the next meal, and nearly every meal is my favorite-my wife is a good cook!)
40:15
March 25, 2020
Overcome: Final Session: Joy
Join Pastor Steve Thomason in talking about the mountain tops and valleys of life. “Overcome!” Jesus has overcome the world. Even when we have not. Especially when we have not! Come explore how the Holy Spirit helps us in times of Fear, Anger, Anxiety, and Depression. Steve Thomason – Teacher. Steve has had two passions in life. First, to study and grow in the knowledge and teaching of the Gospel and scripture. Second, he is a visual artist, specializing in drawing, painting, animation, and humorous illustration. He will bring the Gospel to life in visual ways that will surprise, excite, and inspire you. Steve is married to Lona, has four grown children, and is the Family Faith pastor at Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan, MN.
15:31
March 22, 2020
Overcome Session 5: Grief: Pastor Steve Thomason
Join Pastor Steve Thomason in talking about the mountain tops and valleys of life. “Overcome!” Jesus has overcome the world. Even when we have not. Especially when we have not! Come explore how the Holy Spirit helps us in times of Fear, Anger, Anxiety, and Depression. Steve Thomason – Teacher. Steve has had two passions in life. First, to study and grow in the knowledge and teaching of the Gospel and scripture. Second, he is a visual artist, specializing in drawing, painting, animation, and humorous illustration. He will bring the Gospel to life in visual ways that will surprise, excite, and inspire you. Steve is married to Lona, has four grown children, and is the Family Faith pastor at Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan, MN.
37:01
March 21, 2020
Overcome Session 4: Depression: Pastor Steve Thomason
Join Pastor Steve Thomason in talking about the mountain tops and valleys of life. “Overcome!” Jesus has overcome the world. Even when we have not. Especially when we have not! Come explore how the Holy Spirit helps us in times of Fear, Anger, Anxiety, and Depression. Steve Thomason – Teacher. Steve has had two passions in life. First, to study and grow in the knowledge and teaching of the Gospel and scripture. Second, he is a visual artist, specializing in drawing, painting, animation, and humorous illustration. He will bring the Gospel to life in visual ways that will surprise, excite, and inspire you. Steve is married to Lona, has four grown children, and is the Family Faith pastor at Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan, MN.
50:21
March 21, 2020
Overcome Session 3: Anxiety and Anger: Pastor Steve Thomason
Join Pastor Steve Thomason in talking about the mountain tops and valleys of life. “Overcome!” Jesus has overcome the world. Even when we have not. Especially when we have not! Come explore how the Holy Spirit helps us in times of Fear, Anger, Anxiety, and Depression. Steve Thomason – Teacher. Steve has had two passions in life. First, to study and grow in the knowledge and teaching of the Gospel and scripture. Second, he is a visual artist, specializing in drawing, painting, animation, and humorous illustration. He will bring the Gospel to life in visual ways that will surprise, excite, and inspire you. Steve is married to Lona, has four grown children, and is the Family Faith pastor at Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan, MN.
55:14
March 20, 2020
Overcome Session 2: Anxiety: Pastor Steve Thomason
Join Pastor Steve Thomason in talking about the mountain tops and valleys of life. “Overcome!” Jesus has overcome the world. Even when we have not. Especially when we have not! Come explore how the Holy Spirit helps us in times of Fear, Anger, Anxiety, and Depression. Steve Thomason – Teacher. Steve has had two passions in life. First, to study and grow in the knowledge and teaching of the Gospel and scripture. Second, he is a visual artist, specializing in drawing, painting, animation, and humorous illustration. He will bring the Gospel to life in visual ways that will surprise, excite, and inspire you. Steve is married to Lona, has four grown children, and is the Family Faith pastor at Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan, MN.
59:51
March 18, 2020
Overcome Session 1: Pastor Steve Thomason
Join Pastor Steve Thomason in talking about the mountain tops and valleys of life.   “Overcome!” Jesus has overcome the world. Even when we have not. Especially when we have not! Come explore how the Holy Spirit helps us in times of Fear, Anger, Anxiety, and Depression. Steve Thomason – Teacher. Steve has had two passions in life. First, to study and grow in the knowledge and teaching of the Gospel and scripture. Second, he is a visual artist, specializing in drawing, painting, animation, and humorous illustration. He will bring the Gospel to life in visual ways that will surprise, excite, and inspire you. Steve is married to Lona, has four grown children, and is the Family Faith pastor at Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan, MN.
47:29
March 18, 2020