Freedom Ministries / P.O. Box 3172 / Hampton, Va. / 2363-
Geared for the Gospel
A lifestyle of learning, adventure, and ministry in preparation for a life calling.
Jesse Carmichael, Principal Minister of our Faith Challenge ministries, was raised in a household whose passion was to practice what the Lord Jesus preached.
An enthusiastic participant in the AWANA club as a child, Jesse earned nearly every
award available leading to the Citation award, memorizing and reciting thousands
of Bible verses. Jesse showed a great interest in nature and natural sciences in
his studies. Reared in a family of avid campers, he spent much time enjoying the
outdoors from the mountains to the sea. Since he was schooled at home, Jesse was
able start in first grade before most kids get to kinder-
The Carmichael family model for life is to know the Lord, to know His will, and to
exercise faith in obedience to His call. That lifestyle, and the hand of the Lord
on Jesse led him to Montreat College for their dual-
Finishing his last class in August, 2011, two months before his twenty-
Great thanks go to John and Laura Rogers who were used mightily as ‘God the Potter’s’ hands, to do some final shaping, trimming, and glazing in Jesse’s life; preparing him to be a vessel useful to the Lord for his purposes.
We thank David & Jamie Walters for being a perpetual encouragement to Jesse and us, his family.
Many thanks also go out to the faculty and staff whom Jesse would often mention as being a blessing to him; Doctors: Brian Joyce, Andrew Bobilya, Brad Daniel, Dottie Schuman, among others. Joy Dorr was an encouragement to me as she and her business office patiently walked with us day by day, trusting the Lord for His supply for our financial need.
David Alan Carmichael
Founder, Freedom Ministries
Montreat College -
December 17, 2011 -
Dan Struble -
Jesse Carmichael -
Freedom Ministries is one ministry founded by David Alan Carmichael through David
Alan Carmichael Ministries, launched in 1997. The primary work beginning in 1997
was through an urban evangelism job skill training program. Subsequently, we began
a biblical world-
Jesse Carmichael has been serving in the work of the gospel under the banner of Freedom Ministries since 2010. Under that umbrella, Jesse has supported various camps and outdoor education & wilderness personal challenge ministries in Montana, North Carolina and Virginia.
Freedom Ministries -
Reaching The World For Christ
Right Where The World Is
Youth With A Mission Invitation
YWAM Richmond Staff Says Jesse Is A Prime Candidate for Long-
Following the path that the Lord prepared, Jesse volunteered to assist Youth With
A Mission, Richmond, Virginia, in running their ropes course. Upon observing and
evaluating Jesse, the YWAM staff agreed, and the Director candidly stated, that Jesse
was well suited for a long-
Jesse will attend the YWAM DTS in Richmond, Virginia, beginning April 1, 2012
* Alpha Chi Award of the National College Honor Scholarship Society is awarded to students remaining in the top ten percent among their peers.
** Montreat Scholarship Pin is awarded to students on the Dean’s List or Distinguished Scholar List for six consecutive semesters.