Christian Retreat

Hold Your Event at The Cove — Top 10 Tips for Meeting Planners

Did you know that every year 140 – 150 different groups choose to hold their conference and ministry events at The Cove? The groups come in all shapes and sizes: small groups, such as board meetings and church staff retreats, as well as large groups with up to 450 attendees. No matter the size, groups come with …

GUEST POST: Is it bad to want to be a great Christian?

By Chip Ingram Is it bad to want to be a great Christian? There’s a question that I wrestled with for quite awhile for most of my Christian life: Is it really wrong to want to be great? Is it self-centered to want your life to really make an impact? What I’ve discovered is that …

Your First Step When Planning a Retreat at The Cove

What is the first thing to do when planning a retreat? The answer might surprise you – the very first thing you should do after you’ve agreed to plan your organization’s retreat or meeting is to recruit a partner in planning.  That may sound odd – I haven’t even started and I should recruit someone …

November at The Cove

The Cove is designed to help you get away, relax, and hear God’s voice. Take a look at the many wonderful options we have to offer in November. We’re saving a seat for you!        Pursuing the Will of God with Jack Hayford, November 1-3, 2013 Click here to register. Wise people still …

SAVING A SEAT FOR YOU: September’s Cove Update

Watch here as Darren Thomas, Program Manager at The Cove, invites you in for a look back over the last few months of ministry and gives a sneak peak at what’s coming up this fall. We’re saving a seat for you at The Cove! For more information, or to register for one the events mentioned, …

October at The Cove

Be encouraged this fall with several options of outstanding events in which to draw closer to God.               Second-Guessing God’s Plan with Will Graham October 7-9, 2013 Click here to register. Do you sometimes second guess God’s plan for your life? Ever wonder if missteps in your past caused God …

The Cove Offers Special Rates for Middle and High School Age Kids

Parents (grandparents too!), how would you like to spend some quality time with your teenager in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina while digging into God’s Word? On August 9-11, Ken Ham, president and founder of Answers in Genesis-U.S. and the highly acclaimed Creation Museum both of which work to engage today’s culture with biblical …

Spiritual Simplicity with Chip Ingram

In today’s busy world, do you ever feel so tired that your family and friends seem to wind up with the scraps of what is left of you? Do you suffer from fractured relationships, a drifting marriage, painful loneliness, or a coping addiction? Do you feel spiritually depleted?    Do you know that the Bible …

A Four Part Symphony — Seminar Notes

  Dr. Sinclair Ferguson has graced The Cove with his wonderful Biblical insight and teachings for the past three days.  As he departs today, we will miss hearing his Scottish brogue, but we would like to share a snippet of his teachings with you. Sinclair, as he likes to be called, likened chapter 13 in …

A Message From Will Graham: A Look at 2013

By Will Graham, Executive Director, The Cove At the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, we’re praising God for an effective and blessed year of ministry in 2012. We saw God work in awesome ways as thousands came to study from His Word, receive rest and renewal, and return to their ministries and lives …