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Lean not on our own understanding

The last few days, the entire class of Joshua adventured out to a nearby camp called Wildwood. Wildwood is a small camp behind Hume lake where a small group of Christians go weekly to spend time alone with God. At Wildwood campers sleep in tents, learn community and how distractions can lead us away from […]

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Wildwood: Setting the foundation

Wildwood 2017 was a success! We hiked the students into camp on Monday and taught them to “drop their facades” along the way. After some great evening worship, thanks to Jason King, the students learned the history of Hume from Bob Phillips. On Tuesday we had the students go through a few team exercises and […]

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Heading to Wildwood!

Today we’re hiking the students up to Wildwood for the next few days. We plan to be back on Thursday. The staff will still be checking emails and so if there’s anything we need to know email us at info@joshuawilderness.org

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He made it!

Our Canadian student, Josiah, finally arrived yesterday at the building. Thank you so much for all of your prayers! We’re so excited to have him!

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New challenges

This week at Joshua we started our first class in the book of John. Our teacher, Brian, was very entertaining and made the introduction to the class fun. With one week in, we appreciated his video clips during class. We also had our first book discussion this week. We discussed Brad Bell’s Walking with a […]

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We hope to grow closer to Jesus

We are officially settled in! This is orientation week, so each day we learned about new rules and tasks. Sunday, we went over the basics and went in depth about our covenant. We have committed ourselves to abstaining from watching any T.V./videos/movies, listening to music, playing video games, and dating. There are many interesting rules […]

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Move in day!

The class of 2017/18 is here! We’re so excited! Move in day went smoothly with all the parents and siblings helping out the new students and the staff are stoked to get the year rolling. We’re still waiting for our Canadian student to join us once things get worked out with the border and so […]

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Joshua Class of 2017 Graduation

Dear Family and Friends, Last Saturday the Joshua class of 2017 graduated from the program after an amazing Summer of challenges and growth. The Joshua staff are proud of this year’s class and the many achievements and personal growth that were experienced and gained through perseverance, vulnerability, and commitment. We are excited for what the […]

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Snippet of Summer 2017

It’s a beautiful day here at Hume Lake! Students are at the end of week 7 of working their summer jobs – from watering flowers to making milkshakes to cleaning cabins and everything in between! Please pray for strength and energy as students continue to work busy days and long hours as well as investing into […]

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The Last Blog Post

It was the last week in the building, and what a week it was. We’ve been on lockdown so that we could finish our quilt (it looks awesome). We all had pretty bad cabin fever, and just wanted to get out. The sun was shining, the birds were singing (or at least we assumed because […]

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