CBM Intern – I Will Glory in my Redeemer

By Ana Rodriguez, CBM National Intern - When I consider the great love and mercy of my Savior, I am left speechless. His grace is beyond my understanding and I am far from grasping His goodness. Who am I, that He is mindful of me? The reality of His unending compassion is enough to compel my praise. And yet, with vain conceit I enter His presence and with petty requests I approach His throne. It is extremely easy to yield to our prideful nature and carelessly forget who we are and who He is.   I am not alone in this struggle to remember. Israel, the ...

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CBM Intern – Ansley Blake

CBM National Intern, Ansley Blake - Camp Ta-Pa-Win-Go is my last rotation of the internship. This past year has felt like the longest year of my life yet it has simultaneously felt like the shortest year of my life. In the one month that I have been serving in Watauga, Tennessee, I have gotten to witness three different styles of released time classes. The biggest thing I have learned is that God ALWAYS provides. For those of you who are not familiar with Released Time in CBM, it is a program where CBM missionaries transport children from public schools to a nearby ...

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CBM Intern – Decisions, Decisions

By CBM National intern, Rebecca Colson - The past couple years of my life I’ve had to make many decisions. What college do I go to? What do I major in? How do I spend my summers? In all those decisions God has provided guidance. Often times I would take steps toward one option and God would redirect me towards another. Even though I’d often find myself bumping my head against closed doors, I kept trusting the Lord and seeking His guidance and provision. Last fall, in 2016, I faced the biggest decision yet. What do I do after college? For this one, I decided to ...

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CBM Intern – Just Wait

Matthew Mashburn, CBM National Intern - There are many times in the Christian life where you just want to quit, right? Don’t tell me I’m alone in this. Sometimes things are just so hard you’re pressed near the point of quitting. You’re out of breath.  You’ve been serving for so long and, maybe, people are speaking against you or no one is responding to the service you’re giving. No matter what the exact situation may be, you’re just tired. I’m in that spot while writing this. But for you, fellow brother or sister, I bring hope. Did you know that ...

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CBM Intern – Grow, Kalaya, Grow

By CBM National Intern, Kalaya Beyer - I had never understood why I needed to be in the Word of God all of the time. Last year I made the mistake of joining a different internship program that rarely had me in the Word, except on weekday mornings.  I didn't realize how detrimental it would be to my spiritual life until month three when my life got dark. Without God being constantly around me and in my hand and in my thoughts, my vision for what He wanted me to do faded and I felt lost. So lost. I am not blaming anyone for what happened to me last year. I knew I was ...

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