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Such a fun day!

We had such a fun day here in the Dominican! The students are super tired so I’m just gonna give you guys a quick update along with a short video and the students can fill you in with the details tomorrow. Today we woke up early and did a super tough hike but we were rewarded with an awesome view at the top! After coming back to the base and cleaning up, we headed into

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So thankful to be here!

Friday blog! What’s up friends and fam. It’s Julia writing to you today. I am currently sitting outside and it is 8:26 pm. We have Ben, Connor, Jacob, Drew, Christian, Addy, Grace, Tiff, and I playing a game of baseball around a picnic table with a broom stick. Things couldn’t be any better. Tiff just got hit in the face, but all is good because the ball is simply a bundle of cloth! Ben just

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DR Day 2!

yo yo yo! This is Benjamin Jones writing to you from the tropics of the Dominican Republic! We are currently in the land of all things beisbol, rainy metal nights, and 3 am roosters. The environment is absolutely gorgeous. Thick green foliage towers above the ministry base (Ministerio Estudiantes Internacionales). It’s a blessing to serve alongside Dave with the men’s sports site (MEN’S SPORTS); we play pick-up basketball games with the youth and participate in

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1st Day in the DR!

What’s up Guys! We have made it safe to the Dominican Republic! Our first flight from LAX to JFK in New York went super smooth! It’s was about a 5 hour flight and we arrived at about 4:45 am and our second flight was at 7:15 am to the DR which was about a 3.5 hour flight. We arrived safely in the DR around 2:00 pm and were greeted by Alberto from Students International! He

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We made it to the Dominican Republic!

Everything with the trip went smoothly and we’re all here safe at the Student International base! The students today had some orientation, got to learn Dominican style of dancing, and play some Dominican games! Everyone’s going to bed early tonight to try and combat the jet lag. Tomorrow the first student written blog from this trip will be posted so stay tuned!

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A Scary Western Night

Hey Guys! It has been a pretty wild couple of days here at Joshua! On Wednesday and Thursday, all of the Joshua students had their interviews for their summer jobs! It is crazy that we are more than halfway done with our time in the building. The focus has been getting ready for the Dominican Republic! We have had to the privilege to have Dave Hansen- the president of Students International- stay with us as

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Getting Closer to the Dominican Republic!

This week is flying by! Today we had a meeting to discuss the Dominican Republic, which we leave for next Monday! Everyone seems to be getting more excited as the days get closer.  This past weekend I worked winter camp week #2 in concessions! It was my first time working concessions and I had a blast. I made more milkshakes this past weekend than I have in my entire life.  In our hermeneutics class on

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God’s Perspective

Hello from the guys of 107 and the girls of 229! Wow wow wow! Guess what guys! We made it to year 2020! As we kick of the new year we have had so many exciting things happen! Morgan and I were so privileged to have a preview student stay with us for a couple of days! For those of you who don’t know Joshua holds events called Previews where prospective students will come to

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Fred Blackburn and Preview’s

Yo yo yo! Welcome to day seven of AD 2020! Things have been rather chilly up here on the mountain. Returning to Joshua from Christmas break has been very fast-paced. We hit the ground running with three days of work followed by another awesome weekend of working in a variety of places. Jared and I are nearly identically dressed as I type this. White tee. Blue jeans. Beige ball cap. Sometimes my friends make fun

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Happy New Year!

So much has happened! In the last 2 weeks! This is room 222 and 102 back at it again to update you on what’s going down in the building. We just got back from Christmas break, it was so good to see everyone and spend quality time with the rest of the class. The first three days back from break, we all worked for Hume’s family camp, where families from all over came to Hume

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