27 November 2020
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Joshua Lowe, one of our ministry interns, reflects on what he has learnt from the books he read during the internship.

Quite a few people have asked me, "How has the internship at the church been?" I have replied along the lines of, "The internship has been edifying, it's been a great time to reflect on ministry, the church and my own walk with God. The books have been good to read but it has been quite a lot to digest at times."

An intern's week is taken up with reading a book each week, staff and elder meetings, regular meet ups with other members of the church, as well as continuing with our ordinary ministry responsibilities. If you are still wondering what an intern does, it is detailed on our website here.

The interns do a lot of reading each week and although it does take time to read a book, a good amount of time is taken up in digesting what I read and wrestling with how the gospel impacts the different areas of ministry and my life.

Now that the internship is coming to an end, I would like to share some personal reflections about some things I have learned through the books I have read during my time as an intern.

God’s Word in My Life

The first few books we read during the internship were about the importance of the Word and understanding the big picture of the Bible (or Biblical Theology). These books helped me see the sufficiency of Scripture—that everything we need from God is already available to us through His Word and that it is not only sufficient, but it also has the authority to speak into my life.

Growing up in the church I have often taken the Bible for granted, and have read familiar stories in the Bible and felt like they directly apply to my life. The concept of Biblical Theology has helped me to understand that the Bible is not about me...

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