Guest Posts

Shoulder to Shoulder: Singleness after Widowhood

Our blog post comes from one of our staff members at The Cove. Patty Nicholas has worked at The Cove for 15 years as a Guest Services Event Coordinator.  Patty lost her husband seven years ago to a heart attack. She lost her father two days later to a rare illness. Through her grief journey, …

Preparing Your Heart for Prayer

  Preparing Your Heart For Prayer and Following in His Footsteps By: Donna Riesen “Sometimes I’m asked to list the most important steps in preparing for an evangelistic mission, and my reply is always the same: prayer…prayer…prayer.” —Billy Graham PAVE THE WAY WITH LOVE The Apostle Paul often used the “walk” metaphor in his letters …

Ten Life-Changing Lessons Billy Graham Taught Ron Hutchcraft

Today we are sharing a reflection from The Cove speaker Ron Hutchcraft on life lessons Billy Graham taught him over the years. By: Ron Hutchcraft I was privileged to touch just the edges of Billy Graham’s life. He touched mine all the way to its core. There are many who knew him intimately. What he …

Burned Out? A Message from Will Graham

If you take a real assessment of your life and ministry today, how does it look? Perhaps you haven’t seen the fruits of your labor that you’d hoped for or expected. Maybe you’re resentful of others around you who don’t seem to be carrying their own weight in the ministry. It could be that your …

Will Graham: Lessons from a Selfless Servant

By Will Graham, Cove Executive Director I first met Michael Ruheta in Kisumu, Kenya, in 2013. I was there to hold an evangelistic outreach, and Michael was one of two men who came from Arusha, Tanzania, to observe the Celebration and extend an invitation for me to hold a similar outreach in their city. Michael …

Andrew Peterson to Perform at The Cove

By Donna Riesen Father’s Day is fast approaching, and today we are thanking the Lord for the blessing of fathers. In addition to the treasured gift of life, a good father will give his child a myriad of other valuable gifts over the course of a lifetime: love, wisdom, guidance, discipline, and an appreciation for …

Will Graham to Preach the Gospel in China

By Will Graham Executive Director, The Cove In 1916, a young American doctor named L. Nelson Bell and his wife arrived in what is now known as Huai’an, China.  He would spend the next 25 years as a Presbyterian medical missionary, raising his family in the medical compound and offering healing of both the body …

Saturday Snapshot

Take a look at this great video that a visitor filmed while at the Chatlos Memorial Chapel and Visitors Center here at The Cove. Plan your visit today. Click here for hours and directions. New items to add to your wish list from The Cove!Cove Bible Verse for Week of August 11th

Easter Message from Will Graham

By Will Graham, Cove Executive Director (and grandson of Billy Graham)  Often as we think about the sacrifice of Jesus, we tend to focus on the unbearable physical pain He endured. We’re told that He was hit, flogged nearly to the point of death, and had a crown of thorns driven into His scalp. He …

An Invitation from Will Graham

By Will Graham, Those of you who follow my ministry know that one of the things that drives me the most is my love for the Bible. Not just the New Testament, which is glorious and full of hope, but the Old Testament as well. When we just focus on the New Testament, we miss …