Paper or plastic?

Credit card debt can cost you more than money.
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Let’s talk about debt, baby

We talk about debt in the same ways we talk about sex. We either don’t talk about it at all, or we relegate it to hushed corners of shame. Debt and sex are two things that most people in this country have, yet the church rarely creates space to discuss them. MORE ›

Boldcafe group: Credit card debt

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 2019 issue, or follow along from the website if you have an Internet connection. More ›

Boldcafe Podcast: Credit card debt

There is no shame in having debt. 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. Pictured: The Young Women’s Bible Study at Clemson University. They read and discuss Café articles once a week.

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