Hear from Jennifer and Kathy about what the Erēmos Internship has been like for them.
by Duan WalkerExecutive Director Since 2011, Mid-Valley Fellowship has offered a ministry internship, now named the Erēmos Internship. When it began, MVF had been in existence for about 5 years. We were beginning to see consistent engagement with participants and volunteers, and our programs were gaining traction. However, one of the main challenges we faced … Continue reading “Yes” – Nine Years Later
We have a team of volunteers that make our weekly Support Programs possible. They walk alongside individuals struggling with pornography/sexual addiction or unwanted same-sex desires, survivors of sexual abuse, and spouses of those struggling. A member of that team shared a couple songs that she's been praying over participants in the Support Programs the last … Continue reading Praying Songs Over Participants
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love ... So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.1 John 4:8, 16 God’s Word tells us clearly, in … Continue reading God is Love ~ How Do We Know?
TBG has allowed many men and women the opportunity to walk in a newness of life not defined by sexual identity or desire. We affirm that God has created each of us for a purpose, and TBG’s goal is to have each individual become that true authentic person which God intended them to be.
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.Ephesians 3:20-21 I hope you have been encouraged by the stories … Continue reading Join the Journey, Final
I was really struggling in my marriage … I had gone through a period where I was becoming really angry … There was something under the surface, and I wasn't really sure what it was …I really saw that my identity was in Christ, not in my relationship with my husband … It was about … Continue reading Join the Journey, Week 6
by Tim Elmore, Founder of Growing Leaders (growingleaders.com/blog) Tim Elmore and Growing Leaders create resources focused on the development of leaders. We thought this was a great article about living in a culture of avoidance and how we perpetuate that or don't to the next generation. Give it a read!Duan Walker, Executive Director, Mid-Valley Fellowship My … Continue reading Five Tips for Raising Kids in a Culture of Avoidance
Merry Christmas! At this time of year, we celebrate Christ coming to earth as a baby (the incarnation). He left heaven to draw close to humanity - to rescue us from the power of sin and the enemy and reconcile us to God! In Tim's story this week, he shares about God drawing close to … Continue reading Join the Journey, Week 5
Being myself is something I've never had the opportunity to be, not only in the Church but also elsewhere … I know people with sexual brokenness and sexual addiction still hide in their churches, and when they do come out they're practically asked to leave. I'm grateful that I've found a place where I can … Continue reading Join the Journey, Week 4