Dr. Carmichael, an ordained minister is instructor in English and campus chaplain at American Christian Academy in Tuscaloosa Alabama and is pastor of Little Sandy Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Deposit, Alabama:
He is also a faculty member of Birmingham Theological Seminary’s Montgomery extension campus (BTS), an affiliate member of the faculty of Huntingdon College, a hospice chaplain (BCC), and an open air preacher. Previously, he was a hospital chaplain, history and Bible teacher at Eastwood Christian School in Montgomery, AL and Material Handler at FedEx Express in Louisville, KY.
Josh’s training includes the following: MBA (The University of Alabama), M.Div. (Reformed Theological Seminary-Jackson, MS), Ph.D (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary), and five units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) received at Spiritual Health at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA and The Ingalls Center for Pastoral Ministry at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, AL.
His dissertation covers the intersection of the disciplines of church history, systematic theology, biblical spirituality and Christian worship. It’s title is “The Hymns of Anne Steele in John Rippon’s Selection of Hymns: A Theological Analysis in the Context of the English Particular Baptist Revival.” It has been published by Wipf and Stock.
Josh served as solo pastor of two churches, in Greensboro and Newborn, Alabama, from 2011-2015 and as stated supply of New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Selma, Alabama from 2015-2018.
He is married and has six sons.
[The photo on the front page of the website is the historic Newbern Presbyterian Church in Newbern, Alabama.]