Scenic view of trees at camp

Category: Inside the Cove

Forge Reading List

by Andrew RogersPosted Feb 6, 2019


The Forge is an intense leadership and discipleship training program designed to develop followers and prepare leaders for a lifetime of good works. A big part of the program are the books that they read. We asked the Forge directors to pick one book that the students read and tell us what warrants including it […]

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Staff Profile: Lexi “Sacaga-pee-a” Lanier

by Andrew RogersPosted Feb 6, 2019


Lexi has worked for Pine Cove for the past seven summers and is currently one of our retreat specialists in East Texas. We had the chance to ask her a few questions about her job and Pine Cove experiences, and we think you’ll love what she has to say! How did you end up at […]

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2019 Men’s Conference Recap

by Andrew RogersPosted Jan 29, 2019


This past weekend, over 750 men from multiple churches, small groups, families, and communities gathered at Pine Cove’s Shores and Timbers camps. Over the course of the weekend, the men had the opportunity to participate in various activities around camp and off site. Some bravely jumped from the heights at the zipline, some played with […]

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Words of Wisdom: Tony Evans

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jan 29, 2019


Pine Cove has been privileged to enjoy a long and valuable relationship with Dr. Tony Evans. Dr. Evans, founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, has been a family camp and conference speaker at Pine Cove for over 30 years. His son Anthony “Falling Star” Evans even served on summer staff […]

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Staff Trip Highlights

by Andrew RogersPosted Jan 16, 2019

Ridge staff hiking in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

What if you could hang out with all of your camp friends outside of camp? Well, that very thing just happened for some of our summer staffers who went on our 2019 Staff Trips! From cruises to skiing to Dollywood, each of our camps got to spend quality time talking, bonding, and adventuring together.   […]

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Staff Profile: Wally “JJ Redneck” Jenkins

by Pine CovePosted Jan 16, 2019


We sat down with Wally “JJ Redneck” Jenkins and got to know him a little bit better. We’re excited for you to do the same! How did you end up at Pine Cove? I became a believer right after my senior year of high school. All of my friends who were believers worked at Pine […]

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Forge Spotlight: Xenia

by Pine CovePosted Jan 9, 2019


The class of 2019 Forge students are now halfway through their time in Pine Cove’s leadership training program. We can’t believe they’re already in their second semester, moving ahead with their classes and soon to embark on a study tour of Israel! We wanted to check in with one of these students and give you […]

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At the Table

by Michelle BrinsonPosted Jan 9, 2019


As families race to activities like soccer practice, karate lessons, and piano recitals, it would seem that grabbing dinner on the go has become the norm. Between our microwaves, instant pots, and drive-thrus, the dinner table seems to have become a thing of the past. Instead, it’s become a place to toss the mail, our […]

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Pray. Read. Ask.

by Craig LangemeierPosted Dec 20, 2018


In the summer we introduce our staff to a simple method of Bible study: Pray, Read, Ask. It’s not fancy or complicated and can be used as an individual or as a group. Here are the steps and some Bible reading plan options. Pray Pray that God will open our eyes to His truth and […]

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Staff Profile: Coleman “Busta Rhyme” Ross

by Evan RobertsPosted Dec 20, 2018


We sat down with Coleman “Busta Rhyme” Ross this summer to get to know him a little bit better. Here is what he had to say! How did you end up at Pine Cove? What’s your current position? I was a camper at the Woods for eleven years along with my family. Afterward, I spent four […]

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