Traditions to break or create

Some traditions bring us closer to God--while others can be harmful.
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Boldcafe group: Faith in action

Boldcafe group: Faith in action

September 2020 May we use our voices by Joy McDonald Coltvet Not only are we called to speak and act; we are called to do it boldly. Read more Faith reflections: Faith in action by Emily K. Hartner Our convictions, our core values, represent our faith. They are our...

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May we use our voices

May we use our voices

by Joy McDonald Coltvet You shall not be intimidated by anyone, for the judgment is God's. Any case that is too hard for you, bring to me, and I will hear it. (Deuteronomy 1:17b) In the animated film A Bug’s Life, a huge colony of ants are used and abused by a few...

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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. Pictured: The Young Women’s Bible Study at Clemson University. They read and discuss Café articles once a week.

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