An Eventful Week!

Hiii guys! It’s Mary again! Ahhhh one of the last times I will write the blog ALREADY 🙁  Wooowww…. how the 9 months are flying by!  Well, I wanted to tell you about this week in the building! So this week was a busy and eventful week! As the weeks are winding down and we are getting ready for graduation, we have a lot going on. I started out the week not feeling the best,

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Back From Break!

After coming back from a restful week of catching up with family, visiting old friends, and finishing overdue homework on Spring Break, the mood of the building begins to move to Spring fever, especially after seeing all the wildflowers on the drive up to Hume. The sun started shining again, eating on picnic blankets outside returned, and official Turkey prep began after our New Testament class this week on the Holy Spirit. I even got

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Break Time!

Hello again, everyone! Happy last week before spring break! This week has been a unique week for the class. Starting this week, we welcomed our third and final group of preview kids! It is always one of my favorite times of the year because I get to share information and advice for the program. I love Joshua Wilderness Institute, so to be able to share my love and recommend it to others is a wonderful

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Kylie Malia here, How often do we forget or stereotype the people left in prison? What do you think of when you think of prison? I know for sure I went into the prison ministry with at least a little feeling of how the prisoners were to receive me and my Joshua siblings.  For some reason, I felt really heavy, a fear that my words wouldn’t matter going into it. Likewise, the men we sat

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Rollercoaster of a Week

Howdy! It’s been yet another rollercoaster of a week up at the Joshua building. After working a couple of four-day winter camp weekends in a row, the return of our sabbath Monday morning was a much-needed refresher. We’ve been blessed by the presence of Dean and Nancie this week, and their constant care has been uplifting. On Tuesday, we found out our evangelism groups for our LA trip next week (shout out to Katie, Adari,

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Preview Week #2

“And coming on the ice to defend their three year undefeated Kurth Cup title, give it up for the masters of the ice, the Hume Lake boys!!” The crowds burst into an uproar and the broom hockey arena shook with the cheers of the Hume Lake full-timers, part-timers, Joshua students, proud parents, and all the defeated teams living vicariously through this epic event. Broom hockey at Hume Lake is life. The weekend winter campers versus

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