“How the internship helped me become a better communicator”

Written by Jonathan Evans I’ve been in this internship for eight months. When I first arrived in September, I thought I was great at communicating. Turns out, this was not necessarily the case. I realized I was only good at the frequent interruption and giving unsolicited advice, which gave me a know-it-all expression. This led to me hoarding the conversation most of the time. I didn’t want to open my eyes to my unchecked conversation habits.  I began working toward a better relationship with God through doing my devotions combined with my leaders and peers ...

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How the Internship helped me become a leader

  Written by Rashidi Hines Hey everyone, it’s Rashidi Hines from Team 13 and during my time as an intern, I struggle with not seeing myself as a leader. Then I had to remember that God does not make any mistakes in putting people in that position. I had to realize this from my first two camp rotations at Camp Grace and Ta-Pa-Win-Go. When I was partnered up with one of my teammates who struggle with staying focus being task-oriented during the times where you need to relax and where I helped uplifted them with compliments to get them through the day. A ...

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How the Internship equipped me to accomplish the Great Commission

Written by Zachary Douthit My name is Zachary Douthit. I am from Orange County, Virginia. It was some time ago when I was reading through the book of Matthew and stumbled upon the Great Commission "And Jesus spoke to them, saying "All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you even to the end of the age"(vs.18-20). After reading this passage I ...

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How the Internship Taught Me to Trust God!

Written by Rainey Rowell Dear Reader, my, name is Rainey Rowell, and you are about to read how the Children’s Bible Ministries Internship taught me to trust God. First, I will tell you how I got into CBM. I am from Rowland, North Carolina, it is about 10-15 minutes from one of CBM’s camps called Camp Grace. I have always wanted to be a missionary since I went on my first mission trip back in 2017, so my dad was doing the flooring at Camp Grace, and he got to talking to the director there and they told him about the internship then he came back and told me about ...

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How the Internship equipped me to better serve others

Written by Caitlyn Windham Dear Future Intern, Hello. It’s me again. Caitlyn Windham, an intern from Team 13. It’s been six months since the last time I wrote to y’all. A lot has happened for y’all, I’m sure. I only have three months left of my Internship and I’m excited to see where God will take me next.  I’m thankful for everything God has taught me since we last spoke. Before the Internship, I knew how to do most things, like how to clean, serve meals, or how to look after kids. I thought that was all that I needed to know, and others could ...

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