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Christmas in the Joshua Building

SNOW SNOW SNOW, HELLO!!! Thanksgiving vacation is over, and we are back at it again in the full swing of Joshua Life! Everyone was so happy to see each other! Just in the short few months that we have been here we have really become a family. Hume has become home and the homes we […]

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Budgets, Breakfast Club, and Power

Gillian: This week we have Randy Carpenter as our speaker. Randy is teaching us all about biblical finance and how to budget and the dangers of debt. One of the biggest things I took away from Randy’s teachings is that none of our money, none of our things in this life, belong to us, it […]

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Toasters, TEArs, and Wampus

People, the honeymoon stage is over and the mental strain is upon us. For example, our over-studying of our first Israel test and our understudying of Philippians has led to unneeded stress. The last week was extremely difficult for us as a class and this week is a much needed break for us all as […]

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The Wild Wild West

This is the story of how the two guys in room 104 became bothers in Christ. It was a dark and dreary night at the Joshua Wilderness Institute on the night of first day of the month of November. The two roommates from room 104 were at each other’s throats. The sound of the grenades […]

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T’was After Curfew

         I hope that you will enjoy this little silly dialogue. We want you to know that things aren’t necessarily going exactly as we described them in this dialogue, but some context is needed to better understand it. Things are actually going quite well here, despite us all being very tired. We have all had […]

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Walking as a Team

This week we found out that we were bad at chores. I mean what were you doing at 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning? Cause it was happenin’ in the Joshua building! We cleaned, and cleaned, and cleaned till we were blue in the face! Shelves were dusted, floors vacuumed, books re-organized, puzzle pieces counted. Let’s […]

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Joshua – Week 5

It is the beginning of week 5 of Joshua. We spent most of last week at Hartland Christian Camp working hard to help clean up the camp and clear brush to reduce the risk of wildfires. We arrived home Thursday evening to find out that we might have brought home some unwanted little friends…aka bedbugs. […]

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Our Journey Through Joshua Thus Far

Colossians 3:15-17 Let the Peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God […]

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Joshua, Oh Joshua

Here is a poem we wrote to describe these past few weeks here at Joshua:   Joshua, Oh Joshua How I love thee Joshua, Oh Joshua Not Joshua Tree Joshua, Oh Joshua A building not a face Joshua, Oh Joshua Not a person, but a Place   Joshua, Oh Joshua Your hill so treacherous Joshua, […]

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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 […]

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