27 results for tag: Spiritual Growth


Personal Learning Experience Through the Five Core Values

Written by Myles Morrison    When you join the CBM Internship, you are introduced to five program core values. These are five different areas for you to learn, grow, seek, explore, and demonstrate throughout your time as a CBM Intern and beyond. Some of them were harder to understand and practice than others, but without the accountability and practice of these things I would not be where I am today, better equipping myself for ministry.    Humility: This one was a really fun one to practice. I am often very prideful and big-headed, so a lot of the time I have to do the opposite of what I would typically say and do. I am ...

FROM THE VAULT: Jehovah Jireh

Introduction Written by Jacquelyn Davis One of the most amazing things about being a part of missions is getting to see firsthand the provision of God. There are so many aspects of God’s provision, and I want to point out a few of them today, to remind ourselves of the goodness of our God.            1. God intimately and intentionally provides. It blows me away to think that God, the all-knowing, all-powerful, creator of the universe cares deeply enough to understand my needs and wants. Our Father truly desires to give us good things and, as James tells us, “every good and perfect gift comes from above.” There are ...

Teens in Camping Ministry

by Jan Richoux Teen ministry is an exciting, fast paced, drama filled experience. It is rewarding to see teens from Christian homes take the faith of their parents and make it their own through developing a quiet time, and through practical service, while sharing with other teens. There are a few times when young Christians from non-believing homes come and are nurtured in their faith. A Christian camp is an excellent venue to mentor and train high school students. There is something about living among other Christians in a camp setting, rather than just the one to two hours spent in church on a Sunday morning. Life examples of dedicated ...

I Can Serve God With My Hands

Written by Christella Ledford, Team #11 There are approximately 458 Bible verses that contain the word “hands.” It is interesting to read the many stories that involve how hands can be used: some for evil and some for good. This subject must be important to God, whether He is instructing us, discipling us, or loving us. He tells us to work with our hands and to present that work to Him for His approval. We see the humility of Jesus using His hands to break the bread, serve the wine, and wash the feet of His disciples, and by performing miracle after miracle by feeding the multitudes, healing the sick, and raising the dead. We should strive ...

Faith over Fear

Written by Staciajohna Randle, Team #12 Fear is something that I struggled with a lot in my life. Fear will cause us to be blind and act out instead of thinking. The word fear in Greek is phobos meaning dread and terror. I wrote a whole page about faith over fear, and I felt great about it. But then George Floyd died on May 26, 2020, and little did I know that the whole society was going to change. All the confidence I had about having faith and no fear was suddenly all thrown out the window. The riots began and my faith was put to a test and I failed it. I was so fearful for my family and friends’ safety.  Everything was being destroyed ...