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That’s It!

This has been a week that feels like forever. We have the ever looming day of departure for the Dominican Republic. The excitement and anxiety are every present in our group. We are beyond excited to go, but also very aware of the fact that we have no idea what to expect or to not […]

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Prep for the Dominican Republic – Part 1

♪Friday morning rain is falling♪ and the rest of the weekend and following week and probably forever. Everyone in the building is stressed about Philippians but excited for the weekend. This past week everyone was consumed with memorizing Philippians and trying not to get 6 A.M. consequence. Unfortunately, some people didn’t pass but they weren’t […]

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Fred Blackburn & Philippians Chapter 2

Wednesday was just another normal day, except it was the last day we had preview students in our room. Breakfast was the normal, exciting, cold continental complete with cereal, fruit and bagels. After breakfast, devotionals, the day went on as usual. The preview students went home right after lunch, while we were preparing for the […]

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A New Year!

Hey, everyone, Just checking in to give all you fine folks an update on life here at Joshua. We got back from Christmas break last week and things have been super hectic. It was great coming back to the building and seeing everyone again. As much as we appreciated the time at home, it’s great […]

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A Pause Family Christmas

What a wonderful life…it’s been a hectic week here at the Joshua building. All of us students and the staff are getting ready for the long hall/ hibernation over winter break. So Wednesday was the big day: Old testament, theology praper, Ragamuffin Project— surprising glitter project, and the grand finale of the Christmas dinner and […]

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A Christmas Carol

        Hello parents! The time here is flying by as fast as the blink of an eye. Just yesterday it felt like move-in day and now in a day and a half we will be headed home for Christmas break. In the midst of the speed of time, we have had a […]

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“Artsy Fartsy”

This last week has been in Kaitlyn’s words, “Artsy Fartsy”. We learned how to sing the Doxology in four-part harmony, worship through artistic expression, and present the infamous Ragamuffin Project. The speaker this week, Richard Kunz, unfortunately was only able to be with us for Tuesday and Wednesday night. However, two nights did not hinder […]

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Weekends Off, Board Games, & The Ragamuffin Projects

There was a murder this weekend at Joshua. And by that I mean we played Murder in the Dark Saturday night throughout the whole building. To start off, Murder in the Dark is played by using a deck of cards and two Jokers. You get the one card per person and whoever gets the jokers […]

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Adjusting back to Joshua Life

Hello, everyone! Andrew, Ben, Jessica and Jamie here. We are almost done with our first week back at the Joshua building after our Thanksgiving break. Coming back was an interesting experience. It was an odd experience going off the mountain and being surrounded by so much that we are isolated from here. Even the small […]

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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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