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Saturday Snapshot — Christmas Caroling

Christmas at The Cove is in full swing!  We had some beautiful caroling going on earlier this week with our SeniorSalt Carol Sing events. Here is a sampling for you to enjoy… Click here to see what senior events we have scheduled for 2017. What special plans or activities are you partaking in this year to …

Saturday Snapshot – Bloggers and Pretty Color

Earlier this week, 30 local-ish Christian bloggers attended a 2-hour meetup at The Cove to be encouraged through fellow Christian bloggers and to learn ways to be more effective communicators. There were lots of connections made, knowledge shared, and a feeling of gratitude that God placed this special call and gifting on these writers’ lives. If you’re …

Saturday Snapshot – It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a…

It’s a Hummingbird moth! Spotted in Ruth’s Prayer Garden this week, the hummingbird moth is often mistaken for a small hummingbird.  It’s easy to see why–it flies and moves just like a hummingbird. Watch our busy pollinator in action here: Just look at the intricate design of this marvelous insect! Our heavenly Creator is a …

Saturday Snapshot — A Delight For All Your Senses

This week we bring you snapshots from around The Cove to delight all your senses.  Enjoy! These beautiful roses adorn the front desk at the Training Center.  They come from the garden of Ed Graham, a pastor-in-residence at The Cove (and Billy Graham’s cousin).  Ed’s roses are famous for, not only their beauty, but their wonderful smell.  Since …

Saturday Snapshot – Retreats, Mountains, & Sunsets

It’s been a beautiful week here at The Cove. The daytime temperatures have stayed in the mid 60s to the low 80s without a whole lot of humidity.  Very nice! The earlier part of the week was quiet here at The Cove (a great time for maintenance projects to be completed!), and then later in the week, we …

Saturday Snapshot – Photo Challenge

Do you have an Instagram or Facebook account? We would love for you to participate in our 14-Day Photo Challenge beginning June 1. Our theme is “In The Garden.”  We chose this because we will be celebrating the opening of Ruth’s Prayer Garden (and sharing photos from this garden), right here at The Cove in Asheville, NC, …

Something New at The Cove: Ruth’s Prayer Garden

“We cannot pray and remain the same. We cannot pray and have our homes remain the same. We cannot pray and have the world about us remain the same. God has decreed to act in response to prayer. ‘Ask,’ He commands us. And Satan trembles for fear we will.”  —Ruth Bell Graham,  Legacy of a Pack …

Saturday Snapshot – Stop & Smell the Roses

“I am the true vine and My Father is the gardener.” (John 15:1, NKJV) In case you haven’t stopped to smell the roses this week, we’ve got you covered!  Of course, you’ll have to use your imagination and trust us that they do smell good…especially the pink ones. Do you remember the video devotion our gardener shared here …

Saturday Snapshot – Tweet Tweet

Yes, we have plenty of beautiful birds on The Cove property, but today the tweeting we’re sharing is of a different sort. Earlier this week, we had a two hundred people attending a special leadership renewal retreat for youth leaders and their spouses.  Some in this group, probably because they need to keep up with the youth, were utilizing social …

Saturday Snapshot — Singing Unto The Lord

We had some very gifted visitors from Pennsylvania stop by our chapel for a tour last week, and wow! could they sing.  Enjoy the Grove City College Touring Choir here as they lift their voices unto the Lord in praise and worship. Click here if you cannot view this video in your browser. We posted another …