The aim of the Intern Scheme is to see church families across the UK relate to each other and to the Lord in a way that brings glory to God and displays the power of the gospel to the watching world.
Songs nudge us to turn to our brothers and sisters in Christ and sing to them in ways that help them keep going too.
Sometimes people get stuck. And sometimes those trying to help feel stuck as well. It is a frustrating experience for both when nothing seems to be changing. At such times, stepping back and taking a fresh look at everything is often the wise thing to do.
The idea of a rest away from it all is like a mirage on the horizon. No one has ever found true and lasting rest by fleeing to a refuge they have created for themselves. The spa, or the fridge, or the screen always leaves us wanting more, and the struggles coming at us or from within us continue. Your refuge of choice may be a good gift of God, but when life gets too much, he offers you something better – himself.