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Etiquette Dinner

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To kick off the year, one of our first themed dinners was actually an Etiquette Dinner. Though it sounds boring by the name, it was amazing! Not only was the dining hall completely decked out with “French Countryside” decor: flowers, French music, French food like beef bourguignon and even a slideshow of paintings by French artists, but […]

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Becoming Very Well-Rounded!

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We are just two days short of our first full week here at the Joshua Wilderness Institute, and though we are still in the process of settling in, the community that has begun to form is already phenomenal. Through preparing meals, climbing trees, praying with our pinkies, and just enjoying time together, some awesome friendships […]

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High Adventure Training

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At Joshua we encourage a strong work ethic and want to provide our students with various opportunities to learn new skills. This week they are becoming certified High Adventure guides in Hume’s high ropes course. – Joshua Staff

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First Student Blog: Settling In and Training

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Hey everyone, welcome to our first blog. We’re really excited to share this amazing spiritual journey that we will be going on this year. So far this week we have started the year off by meeting new people and going over our new schedule for the year. We have immediately been pulled into the swing of […]

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Move-in Day

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Move-in Day was a success! Thank you to all the friends and family members who helped move up what seemed to be an unending stream of boxes. Students filled out paperwork, signed up for trips and spent some time getting to know their new classmates. When asked, they are most looking forward to growing together […]

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Joshua Move-in Day is Tomorrow

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It’s hard to believe that another year has finished and 56 new students will be arriving shortly to become the 14th JWI Class.   In less than 11 months these individuals will have forged new friendships, traveled the world and experienced God through different cultures, people and circumstances.   We as a staff are excited and look forward […]

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When Joshua Ends it Begins

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What a great year we have had at Joshua and we as a staff are very proud of the this years graduates.   Our prayer is that God will use all the different aspects of Joshua to continue to shape and mold this years class.   A phrase we say often at Joshua is “Joshua […]

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Graduation

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Dear Friends and Family Believe it or not, Graduation is just around the corner.  It is amazing how fast time goes by as it seems like just yesterday the students were moving into the building and starting this adventure called Joshua.  As you’re beginning to plan your trip up, we’d like to remind you of some […]

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Final Blog in the Building

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Hey there Readers, So here it is, the final blog written in our building for the academic year! It is so crazy how quickly this year went by, but it has been an awesome experience. I think I speak for everyone when I say that we really saw God this year and have been changed […]

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It’s the Final Thursday Blog!

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We are quite honored to have the opportunity to write the blog today on this week of lasts. Today is our last true day in the building, we’ve had our last speaker, our last meeting in the classroom, we’ve had our last girls and guy night, and sadly, we’ve had our last bread bowl day. […]

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