New beginnings of college

New beginnings of college

by Jennifer Hall As I prepare for my first year of college, I’m very excited for all the new things to come. But I’m also feeling overwhelmed. Not only am I starting a new chapter, but I’m also seeing my friends go their separate ways. And I’ve come to the realization that my education at […]

The last first day

The last first day

by Victoria Contreras Over the past year, as I look forward to graduation day, I’ve gotten used to hearing the question, “So, what’s the plan after college?” I know people mean well, but after a while, it’s easy to hear it as a polite way to ask, “So, what are you going to do with […]

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 […]

Faith Reflection: Rest and risk

Faith Reflection: Rest and risk

by Jennifer Hackbarth Last summer 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 chose the power of water as the theme […]