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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...

What the Bible says about rejection

What the Bible says about rejection

by Becca Ehrlich There was a job that I wanted, and I even had a sense that God was calling me to it. Needless to say, I was thrilled when I got an interview. Colleagues and friends affirmed me, saying that my gifts and skills matched the job. I prayed about it,...

Discovering your passion

Discovering your passion

by Lee Ann Pomrenke We know when we have it, and we know when we don’t. And we know it’s not something we can muster up when it just isn’t there. During the cold, long nights of winter, after the excitement of Christmas and Epiphany has passed, our lack of passion can...

Cafe group: Finding your passion

Cafe group: Finding your passion

January 2022 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...

Share the gift of Boldcafe

Share the gift of Boldcafe

by Elizabeth McBride There’s something pretty awesome about going to a cafe. Of course, there’s coffee, but besides that, it’s a welcoming space whether you are alone or with friends. It’s comfortable. It’s casual. It’s a place for everyone. Since 2003, Café...

I Choose Happiness

I Choose Happiness

by Karris Golden A well-lived life includes difficult times. Each of us could make lists of horrible things we have endured. But I’m mad at myself when I give in to self-pity. Even in the worst times, I still have a lot of reasons to be happy. And I have learned that...

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