Ian Carmichael

Ian Carmichael is the CEO and Publishing Director at Matthias Media, and has been with Matthias Media from its very beginning (1988). He is the author of an Interactive Bible Study on the book of Habbakuk, as well as a number of evangelistic tracts, and helped develop the 'Reading the Bible Aloud' course. Ian also confesses to being a wretch, saved by God's amazing grace.

Why I've stuck around for over 30 years

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 5 June 2019

Video: Ian Carmichael, Matthias Media's CEO, explains why he's still at Matthias Media and encourages us all to join him in supporting its ministry in three practical ways.

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A disciple-making agenda in the engine room

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 27 February 2019

A resource to help small group leaders catch the disciple-making vision, apply it to the way they lead their groups, and powerfully model it to their group members.

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New partner for the quiet ministry achiever

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 20 February 2019

If you’re one of the many avid users of Just for Starters, pick up a copy of Just Starting Out and make use of it next time you’re meeting up with a new Christian.

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A foundation of ministry

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 30 January 2019

One of the regular observations and laments of those doing gospel work in developing countries is the chronic shortage of helpful ministry resources: books.

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Helping poor readers in home groups

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 31 October 2018

I’m talking about people who don’t struggle at all with the English language; people who might have postgraduate degrees in law or English; even people who might work with words professionally every day. So why do they need help?

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The Lord's Prayer—Part B

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 18 July 2018

Are you familiar with Part B of the Lord’s Prayer?

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Interview: 30 years of Matthias Media

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 7 June 2018

We began with two goals. The first goal was to encourage churches to hold the line on biblical convictions, and to think through the shape of ministry that flows from those biblical convictions. The second goal was to produce resources that would help those churches to implement that type of ministry.

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How to continue steadfastly in prayer at growth group

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 7 May 2018

Sometimes prayer seems like a joy. But quite often it doesn’t; it feels like hard work and it is tempting to skip it. That’s why Colossians 4:2 is such a useful reminder.

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Think different

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 18 April 2018

If anybody was regarded as a little bit crazy in his time, a bit of a round peg in a square hole but who ultimately changed the world, it was Paul.

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What to do for unconverted people in your home group

  • Ian Carmichael
  • 12 March 2018

First, how do we assess whether our group members are converted? And, second, what do we do about it if we’re unsure about someone in our group?

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