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Every month new topics that are relevant to women and how faith relates to those issues are featured.

Faith Reflections: Called to wait expectantly

Faith Reflections: Called to wait expectantly

by Emily Heitzman Every year at this time, as I turn on the TV or a Christmas music station, I am reminded of the many people who cannot relate to the majority of Christmas songs, TV shows and movies, which emphasize the importance of going home for the holidays.  I...

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A God who shows up

A God who shows up

by Emily Heitzman I just don’t understand people who start playing Christmas music right after Halloween. I have friends who do, especially my former colleague who could not wait to get her hands on Mariah Carey’s “Merry Christmas” album the minute she took her...

Fear in the Bible

Fear in the Bible

by Emily Carson Fear is a very common theme in the Bible. In the Word of God, we are presented with all kinds of folks: the brilliant, the clueless, the average and everybody in between. There are people who live in constant fear without a chance of overcoming it....

Cafe podcast: Fear

Cafe podcast: Fear

There is no shortage of things to fear. How can we help ourselves and others combat fear? Listen to the podcast below and on iTunes.

Cafe podcast: Fear

Fear: Opportunity or challenge?

by Emily Carson As a women in her 30s who still sleeps with her closet light on, I am no stranger to fear. Of course, some fears are more rational than others, and my fear of the dark admittedly falls into the irrational category. Is a giant green closet monster...

Boldcafe Podcast: June

Boldcafe Podcast: June

What the Bible says about our bodies by Jenna Pulkowski Listen to the podcast episode below and on iTunes.

Boldcafe Podcast: August

Boldcafe Podcast: August

How are you? by Ralen Robinson It's okay not to be okay. God is with us. We are not alone. Listen to the podcast episode below and on iTunes.

Grace in the wilderness

Grace in the wilderness

by SommerAnn McCullough We are living in wilderness times. This pandemic has brought fear, isolation and uncertainty into our daily routines. I have been struggling to find hope and motivation in these challenging times. It is even harder to remember to give myself...

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