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Tips and Tricks: God’s Granola

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We’re back with another recipe for you! This one is highly requested and a guest favorite: God’s Granola! Our granola recipe began with Pastor Chuck Smith — it was his favorite! Watch the video to learn how to make this easy recipe and follow along with the step-by-step instructions listed below! What you will need: …

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Tips and Tricks: DIY Marbled Mugs

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Over the course of the twenty years we have been a conference center, we have seen many gifts given during retreats for the attending guests. We thought we would show you one of our favorites: marbled mugs! These are super easy to make and each one turns out differently so no two are completely alike! Watch …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: Top Ten Tips for Planning Your Retreat

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Our staff here at Murrieta Hot Springs Christian Conference Center desire for you to have the best retreat experience possible. Because of our heart for you to be refreshed, we’ve compiled a list for you who are retreat coordinators to go over while you’re planning your group’s next retreat. Here are our top ten tips for …

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Tips and Tricks: How to Start a Home Group

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Home groups, also known as life or small groups, are a great way to connect to people within your church body and go deeper in your understanding of God’s Word during the week. Through fellowship, teaching, and discussion, home groups allow for church members to get involved in a personal and intimate way. Thinking of …

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Tips and Tricks: How to Make a Pour Over

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Have you been wondering how to make a pour over at home? We are excited to share with you how Murrieta Hot Springs Christian Conference Center’s coffee shop, The Overflowing Cup, makes their very own twelve-ounce pour overs. What you need: Gram scale Timer Hot water Your choice of coffee beans Coffee grinder V60 Filter 12 …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: How To Take A Family Christmas Photo

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Is your family joining you for Christmas this year? Are you thinking about taking a family photo? Here are some tips for taking a beautiful, professional-looking family portrait: Coordination: When thinking of a family photo, the first thing that comes to mind are matching outfits. Instead of having every member of your family wear the …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: How to Take Your Retreat Home

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Oftentimes, we have “mountaintop experiences” when we retreat; we’ll have a renewed relationship with the Lord, a fresh faith, and a heightened desire to share the gospel. We meet with the Lord so intimately and fall more in love with Him than ever. The chains of bondage to sin have been broken, and we say, “when …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: DIY Overflowing Cup Recipe

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This week, we’re bringing you a different Tips and Tricks Tuesday blog post – a DIY recipe of our favorite drink from our campus coffee shop, The Overflowing Cup! Their signature drink is a dirty chai latte with coconut syrup. We hope you like it as much as we do! Note: This recipe is for …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: Social Media Tips

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Do you have social media that you’re planning on incorporating on your retreat? If you do, here are some tips we think will benefit your stay! Establish which forms of social media you plan on using, if any (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) Create a hashtag and let us know what it is! We will …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: Photography Tips for Your Retreat

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Over the last several years, we’ve been frequently asked about taking pictures on our campus, such as, “When is the best time to take a group photo?” or, “Will there be someone available to take photos for us during our retreat?”. We want you to have the best experience possible, so here are a couple …