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Book of the Month

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The featured book from Springs of Life Christian Bookstore for November is Come Let Us Adore: A Daily Advent Devotional by Paul David Tripp. In Come Let Us Adore Him, Paul Tripp seeks to recapture our attention during Christmastime and point our attention back to where it should be — on Christ. Each day is written like …

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Drink of the Month

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November’s featured drink from The Overflowing Cup is the perfect beverage for the cooler fall temperatures — a Turmeric Tonic Tea! This tea features tangy turmeric and ginger as well as a hint of lemon and lime. It’s also caffeine-free so it’s great any time of the day! What you will need: Turmeric Tonic Tea …

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Keep Seeking that Which is Above

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“Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things which are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.” Colossians 3:1 One of the hardest things we have to do as Christians is to keep our eyes fixed on things we physically cannot see. God is omnipresent yet …

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Book of the Month

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October’s featured book from Springs of Life Christian Bookstore is Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer by J. Oswald Sanders. J. Oswald Sanders presents principles of Christian leadership in this classic and explores examples of key leaders both in Scripture and throughout evangelical history. What some have said to be the “best book …

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Tips and Tricks: Portobello Mushroom Stack

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This month’s DIY recipe is for those of you who love vegetables! Our kitchen staff does their best to accommodate our guests’ dietary restrictions. Our Portobello Mushroom Stack is just one of the multiple vegetarian/gluten-free options we offer during retreats. Follow along with our Chef Eric to learn how to make this delicious meal! What …

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Drink of the Month

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September means fall and fall means cozy drinks! This month’s featured drink from The Overflowing Cup is a Honey Lavender Latte. This delicious coffee is created with the OFC’s homemade syrup! What you will need: 2 pumps honey-lavender syrup 10 oz milk 2 espresso shots Ice   What you will do: Pull two espresso shots. …

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Tips and Tricks: Salted Caramel Brownies

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We have another recipe for you today — Salted Caramel Brownies! These brownies are to die for. If you like yours on the gooier side, this is the recipe for you. Watch the video below and follow along with our recipe to learn how to make these yummy brownies at home! What you will need: …

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Book of the Month

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June’s featured book from Springs of Life Christian Bookstore is The Making of a Man of God: Lessons from the Life of David by Alan Redpath. David was a shepherd, king, musician, and a man after God’s heart, but he wasn’t without fault. It is from David’s sin and seeking after the Lord that we learn …

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Tips and Tricks: How to Plan an Event

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A few weeks ago, we shared some tips on planning a retreat and thought it would be helpful if we shared tips on planning an event, too. Former Overflowing Cup Coffeehouse manager Krista Rull, owner and event coordinator of Lights & Flag Co., graciously allowed us to ask her about the best way to plan an …

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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 …