Written by Zach Jones
As believers, we are disciples of Christ. Being a disciple of Christ means that we are willing to follow Christ in His authority and direction. As it states in Luke 14:33, “So, therefore any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.” There is a cost of being a disciple of Christ, one being willing to leave everything behind to follow Him. That could be giving up family, fame, money, or power.
In Luke 14:25-33, we where it is stated that there will be a cost of being a discipleship. We see this in the ...
The following is an update from our Team 5 & Team 6 intern mission trip to Nicaragua. Each intern has written a few sentences about their experience on the trip. We praise the Lord for His work and provision as we served with ABWE missionaries in the Managua area. Our team helped for 2 days during the ABEM camps, serving alongside the local mission team, loving on kids, giving testimonies and helping with games. Our team then had the opportunity to run a VBS at a church in Nagarote and a church plant right outside Nagarote. What a blessing to see more kids than ...
By CBM National intern, Jordan Mancari
Have you ever felt like you’re constantly in the wrong place at the wrong time?
For me, this was most of my life; I was constantly asking “What’s next? Where do I go from here?” It wasn’t until I got older that I really began to know the meaning of what I was asking. Ruth 1:16 (ESV) says, “But Ruth said, ‘Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people and your God my God.’” Ruth’s desire was mine ...
By CBM National intern, Stephanie Schwan -
Hello again, friends!
I can't believe I'm already out on my first rotation as a CBM National Intern! For so long it seemed so far away, but now, here I am at New Life Camp in Raleigh, NC,all settled in and working with the other staff, getting geared up for summer camp. Excitement is in the air!
Here at New Life, things run like clockwork. There's a system for everything, from answering calls to setting up chairs to doing laundry. The staff here are super organized in all respects, and I'm about as organi...
By CBM National intern, Mark Martens -
Have you ever had one of those days where everything seemed to be going right? You were going about your day, the sun was shining, and life just could not seem to get any better. But then you get some news that flips your whole world upside down. It just so happens that I recently had one of those days.
It all started one Friday morning on my summer rotation as a CBM National Intern at Camp Red Arrow. I received a call that made me a little apprehensive but I quickly put it in the back of my mind. I figured everything would ...