Pentecost all year

While Pentecost is a time of celebration, it also presents us with difficult truths we can’t avoid.
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Pentecost all year

Pentecost all year

There’s a moment when you know the Holy Spirit is present. But it can be difficult to pinpoint what gives you certainty. I have had these feelings — most often during prayer or worship with others. It seemed to me the others felt them, too: the tingling, the sense of...

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Faith Reflection: Rest and risk

Faith Reflection: Rest and risk

by Jennifer Hackbarth Once I was given a three-month sabbatical from my responsibilities as a pastor. Not many people have such a wonderful opportunity, so I was intentional about making the best use of this gift--this gift for which I was, and am, so grateful. I...

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Boldcafe dinner invite

Join Boldcafe writers + friends for conversation and dinner, Thursday, June 2 @ 7 p.m. (CDT)!

Once a month we meet with some of our popular writers to talk about our favorite articles and more! Bring your own dinner (B.Y.O.D) and sign up via Zoom.

Becca Ehrlich is an author, pastor and popular Boldcafe writer. She serves as associate dean for Community Life at General Theological Seminary, New York. She will lead our conversation about living with the uncertainty of in-between time. Join us!


The uncertainty of in-between time “ by Becca Ehrlich

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