Week 1 Recap: Basics of the Bible

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September 25, 2019 – September 27, 2019

This week, interns took two days to go over orientation and spent the rest of the week diving into the basic foundational truths of the Bible. Interns were taught the relationship between science and the Bible and how it proves it is true. Interns also, learned about the power of the Bible, the functions of the Holy Spirit, and the significance of salvation.

No Money, No Honey

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Then the Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to tend and keep it. Genesis 2:15 When God created Adam, He placed him in the garden. This speaks of God’s presence. Adam was also made in God’s image – this speaks of identity. Before Eve came into his life, God gave Adam a job. …

Discovering God in the Detour

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As we think about a variety of landscapes that God takes us through in the Christian life, we consider the detour. Detours come in many different shapes and sizes, but all of them share one thing in common: We didn’t see them coming. They catch us off-guard, leaving us frustrated, confused, curious, even heart-broken. We question why things had to …

Worship Leaders: God and Your Gift

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When I was a little girl I dreamed of singing for thousands of people on the biggest stages and traveling all around the world. Despite my tendency to be shy at times, I was still thrilled and often overwhelmed with elaborate daydreams of being a great entertainer for all to see and enjoy. However, throughout my life the Lord has …

The Crooked Line of Jesus

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Jesus was born King of the Jews. In fact, he was King of the universe. If it had been me, I would have chosen to do things completely differently. In fact, I probably would never have been born into this wicked, dirty world at all. I think I would have just descended in a cloud, maybe with some fire and …

Born Identity

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A young girl once asked her mom, “Where did we come from?” The mother replied, “We came from God; we were made in His image and likeness.” The young girl wanted to get a second opinion, so she went to her father and asked the same question. Her father, without hesitation, said, “We came from monkeys. It started off with …

Begin Your Day with REST, not CAFFEINE

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When I developed the habit of waking up early for prayer, it didn’t start with simply waking up early. It was about going to sleep early. I had to change the time I went to sleep if I wanted to keep my habit of waking up early for devotions. Otherwise, I knew it would not last for more than a …

What it Means to be a Servant

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BEEP BEEP BEEP! Your alarm goes off, it’s Sunday morning. You get ready for church and put on your Sunday best, as you’re getting your coffee you remember you are serving today. You instantly feel drained, but you push it away because serving looks good, its the right thing to do. As you get to church and begin to serve, …

Power of Meditation

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The Bible mentions meditation 23 times; 19 of them appear in the Psalms. A man after God’s heart, David, knew the power of meditation. He wrote more about it than anyone else.  Jesus told us to abide in him as a branch abides in the vine (Reference John 15:1-8). We know that by abiding he did not mean to pray.  …

The Lord Who Rescued Me

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Have you ever felt overlooked? Picked at or picked apart? Bullied, criticized and even ridiculed? Insecure people are gossiping about you and bored people are spreading it around. Now it’s getting to you, and people’s disbelief has now become your truth. If you can relate to any of these experiences I just listed, this blog post is for you. As …

The Forceful Advance of the Kingdom

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“I assure you: Among those born of women no one greater than John the Baptist has appeared, but the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. 12From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been suffering violence [or forcefully advancing], and the violent have been seizing it by force.” Matthew 11:11-12 …

Fish Love

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Do you love fish? For a large majority of people, the answer is probably yes. If you are a guy, there is a chance you probably enjoy fishing as well.  As for me, I love fish.  However, I want to set something straight about this. To get a fish, one must deceive the fish by throwing out a line and …