Fear: Opportunity or challenge?

There is no shortage of things to fear. How can we help ourselves and others combat fear?
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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. MORE ›

Cafe group November: Fear

Young women are sharing community, maybe dinner and discussing the faith-based topics that appear in every issue of Café. Each issue of Café features two articles with discussion questions and a closing prayer. You can download and print out the November 2017 issue, or follow along from the website if you have an Internet connection. MORE ›

How to use Café with a group

Young women are sharing community, maybe dinner and discussing the faith-based topics that appear in every issue of Café. Each issue of Café features two articles with discussion questions and a closing prayer. You can download and print out the November 2017 issue, or follow along from the website if you have an Internet connection. MORE ›

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Every month we offer a podcast version of one of the articles. Listen to the latest episode here or get it from iTunes. MORE >

Café is a magazine for and with young adult women who want to build their faith.

Café incorporates a Lutheran perspective for young, adult women of Christian faith or simply for any woman who is interested in how faith relates to the issues that women face today. Readers and writers of Café include pastors, seminary and college students, and other young adult women who use Café as a Bible study resource individually or with their congregation.

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