August 2016 - What now?

August 30, 2016

Join Big Tuna and Kenobi as they return from summer camp and talk about events going on in Fall 2016!

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Episode 10 - Why Camp Ministry?

March 8, 2016

Join Big Tuna, Baja, and Kenobi as they talk about what The Pines has been up to in 2016 as well as their takes on why camp ministry is such a unique and special way of reaching out to young people. Thanks for bearing with the audio quality --- new mics are on their way!

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Episode 9 - Living a Missionary Life

January 4, 2016

Join Kenobi as he talks with Leap and Nard-Dog about their lives as Pines Missionaries!

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Episode 8: How Big Tuna Became Big Tuna

November 17, 2015

In this episode, we touch on the construction of the gym and dining hall, talk a little about Alive Again, summer, and camper roundups, and to cap it off, Big Tuna talks about why he chose to come to camp, and what it was like during those first few years. Don't miss this one!


Episode 7: Visiting Philly, and what is Pours & S’mores?

October 5, 2015

Join Kenobi, Big Tuna, and our development director Krista "Sweet Pea" Fultz as we talk about our trip to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia as well as our new fall event, Pours and S'mores!

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Episode 6 - Fall 2015 News & Events

August 27, 2015

Join Big Tuna & Kenobi as they recap Summer 2015, discuss our new(!!!) dining hall and activity center, as well as talk about our Fall 2015 events including North Texas Giving Day, Pours and S'mores, and Alive Again!

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Episode 3: Summer Camp Pro-tips

May 1, 2015

Join Kenobi and Big Tuna as they return after a long podcast hiatus! In this episode, we talk about some useful planning tips for summer camp. If you have a podcast idea, shoot us an email at!


Episode 2: Enter Ennie Hickman

March 3, 2015

On today's episode, we sit down with dear friend and Teen Week special guest Ennie Hickman. Listen in as we talk about gaggles of children, fun times at camp, food, and what Ennie does those other 51 weeks of the year

Check out Ennie on Instagram at @ennie4, and be sure to check out his company, Adore Ministries, as well at @adoreministries and

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Episode 1: Offseason Travelling and Choosing a Theme

February 16, 2015

Join us on our very first podcast! On this episode, John and Anthony talk about what the directors do to promote camp during the offseason, and then they discuss what goes into choosing a summer theme, including this summer's theme, Made to Thrive!

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