Member Spotlight - McMahans

1.)    What is your vocation? Caroline is a Care Coordinator for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Joel is an Operations Manager for Garretson Resolution Group in Charlotte.

2.)    Tell us about your family: We have been married for almost 11 years. We have 3 children. Our daughter, Emery is 8, our son, Caden is 6 and our newest addition, Ivy will be born in early June. 

3.)    Who was the main human influence that lead you to a relationship with Christ? Caroline - my parents helped instill the importance of a relationship with Christ early on. I responded to His call on my life at age 9. Joel - my parents modeled the importance of a relationship with Christ through their marriage and church life.

4.)    What is your favorite Bible Verse? Caroline - Romans 6:23 "For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life with Christ Jesus our Lord." Joel - Romans 2:4 “Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?” 

5.)    What has the Lord been teaching you over the last 6 months? Caroline - the Lord has been teaching me the importance of using my time wisely, placing more importance on emphasis on speaking to family members on the truth of the Gospel and standing up against false teaching. Joel - the Lord has been teaching me to be thankful for my struggles and hardships as they are meant to sanctify me and lead me to Christ-likeness.

6.)    What is something most people don’t know about you? Caroline - I am a very quiet person, but in high school I was a competitive cheerleader and was varsity co-captain my senior year.  Joel - I've been kicked and almost drowned by a horse. Needless to say, I will never ride another horse.