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Podcast Season 3, Episode 1

by Pine Cove

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We NEVER STOP JUMPING on opening day! Today we’ll hear from Austin “Homestar” Langemeier about Silverado’s opening day traditions and learn how Noah “Beef” White received his well done camp name! To finish up our episode, Christin Sharpe will share her experience as a Pine Cove mom. Not subscribed yet? That’s a bummer. Fix that […]

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Leadership Weekend

by Jessica Anthony

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Last weekend each camp welcomed their summer leadership teams for a time of prayer, planning, and of course, play, in order to get ready for this summer!  In Central Texas, the Austin Stone Worship led our teams in corporate prayer and worship at the Ridge. TJ “Philly” Connor, CTX Senior Director of Ministries and Crier […]

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Walking Where They Walked – Forge Israel Trip

by Michaela Drewry

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Every year, the Forge students take a trip to Israel in the spring. Having spent the past six months studying the geography, the people, the history, and the significance of Israel in the scriptures, it’s the pinnacle of our learning experience to travel to the Holy Land. And let me tell you, it did not […]

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Summer 2022 Family Camp Devotional Preview

by Pine Cove

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Drumroll please… our theme for this summer is ONE. This theme is based on Romans 15:5-6, which reads: “May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord […]

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Spring Wallpapers – 2022

by Pine Cove

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Ahh, Spring! As winter is saying its last goodbyes, the sun is hanging around a little longer, baseball spring training is in full swing (pun intended), flowers are starting to bloom, and spring-cleaning is on the brain! What better way to hit “refresh” than with some fun new spring-themed wallpapers for your phone? Isaiah 61 […]

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Friends at Camp—And Beyond

by Anna Birch

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Camp is often the launching pad for deep, long-term friendships. Let’s face it: even though we all have good intentions of keeping up with our camp besties throughout the year, it’s easier said than done! But a group of Impact campers and counselors from Chimney Point have shown that it’s possible to follow through on […]

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Ripple Effect: How Radical Generosity Changed the Course of One Family’s Life

by Elizabeth Moore

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In the small community of Mount Vernon, Texas, Keith Williams grew up with one stoplight and a tumultuous childhood. “My family life was wheels off,” Keith says. “My dad was on the wrong side of everything—guns, violence, drugs, the whole bit.” When he was in eighth grade, Keith’s dad got into a physical altercation with […]

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Staff Favorites: Music

by Jessica Anthony

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From praise and worship to some fun Disney tunes, and lots in between, we’re coming at you with some of our staff’s favorite music jams.  “I’ve been loving Needtobreathe (as always), and also ‘Hypotheticals’ by Lake Street Dive is a BOP!” – Annelise “Smilin” Morrison “Recently I have been listening to new music from Stephen […]

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Podcast Season 3, Bonus Episode 2

by Pine Cove

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“Our staff is our program.” You hear that phrase a lot around Pine Cove, but what exactly does it mean? Wonder no more—we’re diving into all things summer staff in this episode! You’ll hear from actual Pine Cove counselors, moms who’ve been on both sides of the camp experience, and our own Chief Ministry Officer […]

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Podcast Season 3, Bonus Episode 1

by Pine Cove

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Surprise: it’s a BONUS episode of the Pine Cove Podcast! Fish Face and Rents are dropping back into your podcast player to bring you a seriously fun overview of all things Pine Cove! They get a chance to ask President/CEO Reed “S.I.” Livesay all their burning Pine Cove questions, share about why we use camp […]

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