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Category: Parenting


How to Help your Child Connect to God and Learn to Pray

by Kelcie HuffsticklerPosted Jul 2, 2020

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My oldest daughter tends to overthink and worry about things at night when she’s tired. Something about a long day and an exhausted mind magnifies her otherwise minor fourth grade problems. I remember one night as she laid in her top bunk above her sister, with tears streaming down her cheeks, I taught her Philippians […]

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Why I Love My Dad

by Anna BirchPosted Jun 17, 2020

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For our Father’s Day Giveaway, we asked you to tell us why you love your dad and think he is THE MAN… here are some of our favorite responses.  Also, don’t forget there are still a few days left to enter! Fill out this form by June 20th and you could win your dad a […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 4

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 22, 2020

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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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Summer is Short

by Tracey EysterPosted Apr 22, 2020

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Have you ever looked over at your kid and thought, “Hey, you are growing up! Where has the time gone?” I think we all do—if not, you may not be paying attention!  I have heard it said, “The days are long, but the years are short,” and while that sounds “off” when you stop and […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 3

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 14, 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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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8 Parenting Lessons I Learned from the Pine Cove Staff

by Erin HarrisPosted Mar 10, 2020

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Everything I ever needed to know about parenting, I could have learned from college kids. For the past six years, our family has had the privilege of getting to be a part of the ministry of Pine Cove. Because of that ministry, we frequently get to be around college kids who love Jesus. I cannot […]

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Forge Father Daughter Retreat Preview

by Chris SherrodPosted Nov 19, 2019

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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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