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GUEST POST: Dependence on God…

By Lyndsey Parham “Sometimes God wants to force a choice out of us by bringing us to tough situations. You won’t be dependant on God until you are at a place where you solely rely on God.”  ~ Kendra Graham Isn’t that the truth. For me, it wasn’t until the Lord walked me through a …

GUEST POST: Seven BILLION Souls

By Ron Hutchcraft I was just doing the math. At one point in time, we had one grandchild. I couldn’t believe my wife was old enough to be a grandmother! But then – within a matter of years, that one has become eight grandchildren! But that’s nothin’. In that same period of time, a billion …

GUEST POST: A Ministry of Presence

By Jack Munday, Director of the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Dealing with tragedy often leaves people feeling overwhelmed and helpless. What do you say to a loved one who found out that she has cancer? Or to a friend who just lost his parents in a tragic accident? As you wrestle with the realities …

GUEST POST: What Does it Mean To Me?

By Kendra Graham Have you ever walked out of church, away from Bible study, or gotten up from your quiet time and wondered, “So, what does that mean to me?”  I found myself asking this question time and time again. I loved the Lord, and I spent daily time in devotions, whether it was reading …

GUEST POST: A Life Guided and Cared for by God

By Jane Derrick I will lead a free women’s Bible study at The Cove on Tuesday mornings Jan. 10 through March 20. As we study the book of Acts, we will be amazed at how powerfully and lovingly God guided and cared for the early followers of Christ. Each week, we will seek to encourage …

GUEST POST: Seeking Jesus Like the Magi

By Kendra Graham On Sunday after the Ladies Luncheon event, as I walked out of the auditorium at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, I was left with the magnificence of God’s Christmas gift.  My cousin, Rachel-Ruth Wright, was invited to come to The Cove to share God’s Word, and that she did! …

GUEST POST: Be Filled with the Spirit

By Will Graham Have you ever noticed how life’s distractions and temptations can change your spirit? Think about it. You go into work in the morning with a smile on your face and a song in your heart, only to overhear a co-worker denigrating your abilities in front of your boss. How do you react? …

GUEST POST: Let the Fire Fall

By Cliff Barrows When I was 10 years old, my father took me to Yosemite National Park in California. And, there at Camp Curry (which is today called Curry Village®), the National Park guide was talking to us about Glacier Point – the face of the mountain that extends more than 7,000 feet above Camp …

GUEST POST: Mama says, “No So-Poppers”

By Jennifer Rothschild The older I get the more frequently I hear the words of my grandmother echo through my memory. Mama taught me a lot through her life and words. I giggle now at one of her admonishments. In her sweet voice, with her Southern draw, she would say, “Honey don’t ever watch ‘so-poppers’.” …

Praying for The Cove’s Future Guests

By Amanda Parrish In a life often run dry by constant activity, the pressures of decisions, disappointments, anger and regret, many seek a chance to pause and breathe. Giving participants this chance is part of the heart of The Cove. Challenging guests to relax, refresh and renew while growing and learning is an important part …