What is Camp Revive?

Camp Revive is the Junior High and High School Winter Camp hosted by Lakeside Bible Church for youth ministries across Texas. Each year, we join at Camp Tejas in Giddings, Texas, for powerful expository preaching, Christ-centered music, small-group discipleship, fun outdoor activities, epic team games, and tons of purposeful fellowship! We handle all of the camp administration so your church can focus solely on investing in the lives of your students. The ultimate goal of Camp Revive is to see students come to salvation in Jesus Christ and grow in the knowledge of Him. Each year, we see God accomplish mighty things for His glory.

Lakeside invites faithful expositors to preach the Word of God to those attending camp to facilitate this. These speakers bring the life-changing truths of Scripture in a way that is relatable to those in junior high and high school where they are in life. We certainly believe you do not have to sacrifice fun to have sound, biblical teaching, so we load up the weekend with exciting team games designed to make some life-long memories! It will be a packed weekend, loaded with fun as we look to Jesus Christ, the author and perfecter of our salvation. Your students will not want to miss it!

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“Our student ministry loves coming to Camp Revive because they are exposed to sound preaching from God’s word, God-exalting worship, and uplifting fellowship. They offer a distraction-free environment resulting in meaningful times of spiritual reflection and fun memories that will last a lifetime.”
Founders Baptist Church - Spring, TX - Website

“Revive 2019 was Harvest Bible’s first year to go, and we’re so glad we did! Wonderful program, great games, awesome cabins, fantastic food, and solid teaching! Other than the teaching, our favorite part was the movie night!! Looking forward to the next Revive!"
Harvest Bible Church - Cypress, TX - Website

"Biblically faithful preaching + God-glorifying music + intensely fun games + extra time for discipleship and salvation conversations + great facilities deep in the heart of Texas  = Camp Revive Winter Camp!"
Believers Fellowship - San Antonio, TX - Website

"Our youth love going to Camp Revive because it is non-stop, heart-pounding, crazy fun! The staff is excellent at relating to our students! The music is incredible! The Word of God is exposited and applied to them in their context. No other camp will deliver this much fun and be centered on God!"
Cornerstone Community Church - Montgomery, TX - Website 

"There hasn’t been a year where our students have not left Camp Revive refreshed and excited to know Jesus more deeply! That weekend is always feeding our minds and hearts in a powerful way."
Cornerstone Community Bible Church - Rosenberg, TX - Website


Previous Speakers

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Eric Durso
Eric is the lead pastor of Graceo Cucamonga. He studied at the Master’s Seminary and served as an associate pastor at Grace Church of Simi Valley before becoming the lead pastor of Grace Rancho. Eric and his wife Ashley have five children. Church of Ranch

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Micheal Sciarra
Michael is a pastor's son who came to faith as a teenager. He has an M.Div and served as a Pastoral Intern at Grace Church of Orange before joining the team at Grace Rancho. Michael and his wife, Taylor, have three children: Ezra, Piper, and Asher.

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Kyle Jenision
Kyle is the Student Pastor at Lakeside Bible Church in Montgomery, Texas. He attended The Master’s College and Seminary and served as the College Pastor at Valley Bible Church. Kyle is married to Kathy and has a daughter named Maggie.

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Smedly Yates
Smedly is a Pastor/Elder at Grace Bible Church since March 2008. He graduated from The Master's Seminary. Previously, he served as a pastor of student ministries at Community Bible Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Smedly and his wife Janet have five children.

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Adam Tyson
Adam Adam is the Senior Pastor at Placerita Bible Church in California. He has an M.Div. and D.Min. from The Master's Seminary and is an adjunct professor at The Master’s University. Adam and his wife Lisa have five children.

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Josh Petras
Josh served as high school pastor at Grace Community Church and earned his degree from The Master’s Seminary (M.Div.).

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Revive 2019

Joe Keller
Associate Executive Director of Grace Brethren Schools in Simi Valley, California, and teaches in the Biblical Counseling Department at The Master’s University.


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Cody Jenison
Cody graduated from The Master's Seminary with a Master of Divinity in December 2017. Cody now serves as the teaching pastor at Valley Bible Church and oversees the College and Missions Ministries.

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Kris Stire
Kris serves as the associate pastor of Lakeside Bible Church. He earned his Master of Theology degree in pastoral ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary and is a certified Biblical counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).