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Author: Chris Sherrod

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Chris Sherrod

Former Bluffs Camp Director

Chris Sherrod joined Pine Cove in 2007 all the way from Columbus, Georgia. Graduating from Auburn University in 1993, Chris went on to get a Masters in Religion from Liberty University and has spent the last 17 years in ministry with students and parents through teaching & coaching, pastoring & youth ministry, writing & speaking. Chris and his wife Katie have eight amazing children, and their passion is for their family to be used by God to show His glory and grace, and to equip college students and families to live for an audience of One.

Family Camp 2021 Theme: Presence

by Chris SherrodPosted Mar 9, 2021


“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” – Psalm 16:11 We pray that this resource is a helpful tool to connect your family through the Scriptures. Please be encouraged that, as it says in Isaiah 55:11, God’s Word will never return […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 4

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 22, 2020

boy writing

This Week’s Verse: “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Read through this week’s verse together, noting that David is back to talking about his Shepherd.   Ask: What have you learned about God’s care as your Shepherd this […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 3

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 14, 2020

girl reading the Bible

This Week’s Verse:  “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me;  your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil;  my cup overflows.” Read […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 2

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 8, 2020

two people reading

This Week’s Verse: “He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.” Read through this week’s verse together. ASK:  What are some things David says here that the Lord does for him? Notice that David […]

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Never Alone Devo: Intro

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 1, 2020

boys studying

The PEACE and PLENTY of our Good Shepherd Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd;  I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 1

by Chris SherrodPosted Mar 31, 2020

boys reading

Several summers ago at our family camps, families studied Psalm 23, and many were deeply impacted by it. We thought what better time to share this study than now! We encourage you to gather your family and follow along weekly with this study! Read the intro to the study here.  This Week’s Verse: “The Lord […]

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Family Camp 2020 Theme: HE>ME

by Chris SherrodPosted Feb 26, 2020

family reading together

Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory,     for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness! Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases. – Psalm 115:1-3 The book of Joshua opens after the death […]

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Forge Father Daughter Retreat Preview

by Chris SherrodPosted Nov 19, 2019

father and daughter

Being a dad to two daughters is such an adventure. To be honest, I was a little unsure at first when we learned we were having a baby girl. My wife and I already had three boys and I felt I had a pretty good grasp on what that was supposed to look like. But […]

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Family Camp 2019 Theme: Unlikely

by Chris SherrodPosted Feb 8, 2019


Whom does God use? How does He build His Kingdom and what type of person qualifies? How spiritual must you be? How educated and well-off? Is there an age requirement? When we hear this kind of question we often jump to likely categories such as the morally upright, biblically grounded, traditionally acceptable, and spiritually mature. But […]

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Family Camp 2018 Theme: Never Alone

by Chris SherrodPosted Feb 20, 2018


“The Lord is my shepherd… We all like sheep have gone astray… I am the Good Shepherd… He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms…You were straying like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.” These are just a few examples from Scripture […]

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