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Joshua Life is in Full Effect


Joshua life is in full effect. We are all beginning to find a rhythm of life within the Joshua walls. As students, together we are all experiencing the same things. However, we all experience the program differently. God speaks to each of us differently and we all handle the challenges of Joshua differently. Week 3 […]


Caribou & Elk


Kaylee: I personally feel like I’ve learned a lot this week. On the first work weekend I worked in the pantry, and I ended up working by myself on Sunday. I underestimated how long it would take me to set up the salad bar, and they opened the doors before I was finished. The hungry […]


A Full First Week


WOW! These first two weeks of Joshua have been crazy! From a surprise trip to Wildwood, to starting weekend jobs, and to beginning classes and getting into the swing of things it’s amazing we all haven’t passed out yet. Before writing this blog we were having our final lesson/discussion with Todd Morehead. Todd was speaking […]


Weekend Work and Time Off

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Joshua wilderness has changed my opinion of what a day looks like. I always thought my day was determined by what I do. But I figured out that I have better direction in my day when my schedule is not up to me. The schedule that has been laid out for us here is pretty […]


Snippet of Summer 2016


It’s a beautiful day here at Hume Lake! Students are now in week 4 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 their communities […]


Meet the new Joshua director


It’s fun to look back on my past 10 years of directing the Joshua Wilderness Institute and think through the many stories of life change in the students that have attended. I find myself many a times looking over Facebook and playing a “where are they now and what are they doing?” sort of game.   […]


Last Days in the Building (Summer Here We Come!)

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As we sit in the Joshua building today, waiting to go to our Pause Family houses, then onto the Night of Remembrance, the same thing is on all of our minds, but in so many different ways. We walk these halls remembering the great moments, like Matt’s notorious, “Let’s get to know each other better” […]


Our Last Week (In the Building)


Hello friends and family! On Thursday, we had our last official Pause night. Courtney and her family enjoyed a fun night of pizza and playing the Wii. Olivia had a relaxed night of dinner and games. Cheyanne celebrated Nolan’s and her little Pause sister Tanner’s birthdays’. Emma and her pause family ate dinner and then […]


Quilts, Quilts, Quilts


After returning from our trip to Israel, we have had the privilege of having Todd Morehead as our speaker. He is a surfer/film maker who works for Walking on Water Ministries! From a young age, he has had a heart for Israel, and he is using his passion for surfing as a gateway to sharing […]


Back in the Building!


Well here we are, nearly seven months after we started Joshua, with less than two weeks left in the building. We have been dealing with some jet lag from Israel, but that has been helpful in getting us up early. We got to have the weekend off, to rest and work on homework. Since it […]


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