Summer Reads!

SUMMER READS! Last week with the arrival of above 90 temperatures and high humidity was an ugly introduction to summer for Central Florida.  As we all know, life works differently during these months, which certainly presents opportunities to sneak in some reading. The Collaborative wants to encourage reading widely, and so annually our small contribution … Read more

Lean Into Truth

This was not the blog post planned for today. However, when the timing of the Nashville shooting by a transwoman coincided with the airing of our Nuance Podcast’s episodes that were focusing on gender identity issues it was a confluence of factors that called out for some kind of response. Especially, since it seems like … Read more

Christianity and Culture in Dialogue: Herman Bavinck, Public Theology, & Gender

For our final episode for Season 2 of Nuance we welcome Dr. James Eglinton. Dr. Eglinton holds the prestigious position of the Meldrum Senior Lecturer in Reformed Theology at New College, the University of Edinburgh. He is the world’s leading authority on Herman Bavinck, who was a Calvinist theologian and churchman. James is a prolific … Read more


Maybe it is the catchy alliteration of the term “quiet quitting,” but this idea has gotten atremendous amount of press over the last several months. While this may be a newterm, it is certainly not a new reality and in fact, it feels more like the adage ofeverything old is new again. You would have … Read more


Have you ever thought about what magical power you would like to have if that was possible? One of the magical powers I have dreamed about is being able to freeze the world, while I either go on working or take a nap without getting farther behind. I realize there are more noble magical powers … Read more


HAPPY, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! WOOHOO 2023 here we come. This is where if this was a video fireworks would be going off and cascading down, while the popping of champagne corks and the clinking of crystal flutes could be heard in the background. I am all for celebrating benchmarks, but emotionally I am not sure … Read more

Fall is Coming

We are back from our July break or screen sabbatical! While there is no break from the steamy August heat, soon our roads will be filled with school buses, our Fall schedules will begin, and our summer will come to an end. The onset of Fall can have that new beginning feeling as we re-engage … Read more