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God still gives us promises, and these promises are still geared to meet every specific individual need. In 1924, Dr. Leila McConnell, having just received a degree from Asbury College, felt God’s call to start a work for God in Eastern Kentucky. Fearing the reputation of “Bloody Breathitt” County, and having no means of support, she sought long and hard, praying for answers. Finally, her promise came, sure and true from God’s Word, “The mountain shall be yours” (Joshua 17:18). With that promise, she founded Mt. Carmel High School, followed six years later by the founding of Kentucky Mountain Bible College. God provided all she needed for her work, and has continued to bless the work there after sixty years have...

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