Cafe group: Gender justice

Cafe group: Gender justice

May 2018 This is my home by Sister Clare Josef-Maier A young mother reflects on the meaning of living in a gender-just world after the birth of her baby. Read more Faith reflections: Change keeps on changing by Angela T. Khabeb A mother walks alongside her child during a time of change. Read more Download […]

Cafe group:  Vocation and timing

Cafe group: Vocation and timing

April 2018 Timelines by Deborah K. Farrington Sometimes we think that we have to follow culturally accepted timelines. Sometimes its best to follow our own path. Read more Faith reflections: Vocation and timing by Angela Denker When it comes to following God’s call, timing matters. Read more Download April 2018. How to use Café with […]

Cafe group: Minimalism for Lent

Cafe group: Minimalism for Lent

March 2018 Minimalism, Christianity and Lent by Becca Ehrlich Does stuff distract us from our relationship with God? Read more Faith reflections: Just one tunic by Sarah Scherschligt We can reflect on Jesus’ directive to the disciples and imagine why going with only one tunic was good for them — and might be good for […]

Cafe group: Love

Cafe group: Love

February 2018 Falling in love with me by Rozella Haydée White What would it looked like if we were totally in love with ourselves? Read more Faith reflections: Valentine’s Day by Angie Shannon Beyond the hearts and flowers this Valentine’s Day, what if we didn’t focus on finding the perfect relationship? Read more Download February […]

Cafe group: Finding your passion

Cafe group: Finding your passion

January 2018 Passion that chooses us by Angela T. Khabeb Do you know what your passions are? That’s okay if you don’t. Life events can help us discover our passions too. Read more Faith reflections: Discovering your passion by Lee Ann Pomrenke We all go through times when we are stuck in a rut, wanting […]

Cafe group: Sharing God’s presence

Cafe group: Sharing God’s presence

December 2017 Sharing God’s presence through friends by Susan Schneider The Body of Christ comes to us in the hands and hearts of our friends. How have you been an example of God’s presence for your friends? Read more Faith reflections: Sharing our faith stories by Tiffany C. Chaney Jesus didn’t have flyers up in […]

Cafe Group November: Fear

Cafe Group November: Fear

November 2017 Fear: Opportunity or challenge? by Emily Carson There is no shortage of things to fear. How can we help ourselves and others combat fear? Read more Faith reflections: Fear in the Bible by Emily Carson There are a lot of examples in the Bible that deal with fear. What can we learn from […]

Cafe group October: Change

Cafe group October: Change

October 2017 For everything there is a season by Joy McDonald Coltvet Change. Change. Change. It can be daunting and transformational. Certainly it is not easy. Read more Faith reflections: Change keeps on changing by Angela T. Khabeb A mom walks with her child during changes. Read more Download October 2017 PDF. How to use […]

Cafe group September: Taking risks

Cafe group September: Taking risks

September 2017 New beginnings of college by Jennifer Hall An incoming college freshman shares what she learned while preparing for her first semester at college and shares tips for others in her situation. Read more The last first day by Victoria Contreras A college senior reflects on the start of her last year and the […]

Cafe group August: Dropping pretenses

Cafe group August: Dropping pretenses

August 2017 Dropping pretenses by Collette Broady Grund A pastor reflects on what she learned after her divorce. What in your life are you tempted to cover up, fearing that God or others won’t love you if they know your imperfections? Read more Faith reflections: Perfect weakness by Collette Broady Grund Read more Download August […]