Pat "Michelangelo" Preston

Pat Preston
Pat first got involved with Pine Cove in the summer of 2006 where he served as a Counselor and Senior Counselor at the Bluffs Family Camp through the summer of 2007. After his summers at Pine Cove he took time to go to Seminary for a year in Louisville, KY, before returning in 2008 to work full time at the Shores. In 2009 he transitioned down to Columbus, TX where he served as the Associate Director. Pat is originally from Mobile, AL (Roll Tide!) and graduated from University of Mobile with a degree in Biblical Theology. Pat met his wife Meghan at Mobile and after graduation in December of 2007 was blessed to marry her. They have three children: Aaden, Ellie, and Adley. Pat has a passion for God’s truth, and a desire to intentionally shepherd people in God’s grace and for God’s Glory.
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Bible Study Theme: Stories

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not any thing made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:1-5 What a way to begin a story! I have always loved this first line in the Gospel of John. In his first sentence he uses the phrase, “the beginning”. Arche is the […]

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Outback Theme Night Costume Ideas

Possible questions that have crossed your mind when thinking about Theme Nights: 1. “What in the world is a ‘Twistery Mystery’ and how do you dress up for that? 2. “Where do you go to get ninja gear? And…is it going to be dangerous….? ☺ 3. “How can I get the PERFECT costume that my son/daughter will actually wear?” These questions, and I’m sure many more, have crossed all our minds when searching for the perfect gear for Pine Cove Outback’s Summer Theme Nights. As funny as some of these sound, the truth is the question still remains, “What do […]

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Bible Study Theme: Reality

A few months ago I was sitting in a coffee shop here in Columbus, Texas working on some things for Outback. I sat back at one point and just started listening to the people around me. One of the conversations I heard was between one of the coffee shop baristas and a gentleman. The gentleman was talking about a show he watched on TV the night before and how it was a “Reality Show”. He talked about how the show was “full of lies” and “fake”, not “reality” at all. I stood up and made my way to the counter. […]

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