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Who Are Our Interns?

We have had interns from all over the United States and different parts of the world. Most have actively participated in Desert Stream/Living Waters programs for many years. Most have demonstrated their commitment to minister to the sexually and relationally broken before coming to DSM/LW.

Former interns have overseen groups in Australia, Europe, Asia, Latin America and in different regions of the United States.

How Do We Choose Our Interns?

We give priority to applicants who feel a specific call to healing ministry, have participated in a DSM/LW program, and have attended the Desert Stream Leadership/Living Waters Training. We consider other applicants based on the strength of their pastoral and personal recommendations.

Please note: A face to face interview with the intern applicant is required, whether in person (optimal) or via Skype.

What is the internship like? What exactly is involved?

Interns are involved in the day-to-day workings of Desert Stream/Living Waters ministries. This includes a prayer gathering each morning and general office duties such as: reception, data entry, correspondence, preparation of a monthly partner mailing, conference administration, as well as weekly and monthly staff meetings.

Interns meet twice a week with the intern directors for personal growth and reflection.


Interns are required to write a weekly paper (1 to 2 pages), reflecting on the life applications of the assigned readings. Internship materials are provided.

Groups and Gatherings:

During the year, interns play an important part in Desert Stream/Living Waters from conferences and training.  That includes sharing their testimonies, teaching, praying for others, and administrating events.


The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. Each intern’s schedule is worked out with the Intern Directors.

Please take into account the following questions:

What is your vision for using what you learn during the internship?

Do you have a local church to return to after the internship that would like to establish Desert Stream/Living Waters programs? If programs exist in your area, are you working with the local leaders?


We believe that DSM/LW programs are to be established in the local church. For this purpose we invite you to consider participating in the DSM internship program.

I think I want to apply; what should I do?


Consider all of internship information including the frequently asked questions below

Come back, download and submit an application

If you have any other questions please contact us:

Phone: 816.767.1730

Email:  aarmstrong@desertstream.org

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