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FAITH IN DEMOCRACY

Christian citizenship for the Evangelical church and believers has evolved and matured(for the good) especially in recent decades, but this doesn’t make it any easier to liveout faithfully. Dr. Jonathan Chaplin is widely regarded as an expert in Christian politicalthought,...
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ROCK&ROLL, HEAVY METAL, AND A JOURNEY TO PUBLIC THEOLOGY

Today, The Collaborative is pleased to announce the launch of our new podcast, Nuance, Being Faithful in the Public Square. Beyond the walls of the church, is where putting our faith into practice can be a struggle. Lately, it feels...
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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...
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Summer Is Here: It is Time to Crack Open a Book

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” —George R.R. MartinIt is hard to believe that the calendar not only reads “May,” but the date indicates that June...
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Three Lessons Learned From the Art Fellows

This past January The Collaborative introduced the Arts Fellows Orlando to the broader community for the first time. This inaugural year has not disappointed and there are three key lessons that I have learned. However, before we explore these, I...
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Hope, Global Order, Incoherence, & Socialism

Today we are being bombarded by events that are numerous and matched only by their intensity. All are finding their ways into our lives and are having an impact upon us one way or another. Whether it is the invasion...
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Lift High the Cross!

When holiday celebrations correspond with our blog article publish date, we often take the opportunity to consider a piece of related music. Today when are going to continue that tradition and bask in the beauty and message of the 19th...
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Astonishing Numbers

There are times when lists are more impactful than even the most eloquent narrative. This is probably why lists as blog content are popular…you know, things like Top 5 Ways to Be More Efficient, 10 Ways to Improve Your Overall...
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The Proverbs 31 Woman Is Not the Ideal Woman. She’s the Ideal Church

Through our blog The Collaborative strives to bring you great content that is accessible, challenging, and stimulating. In this endeavor it also provides us with the opportunity to introduce our audience to wonderful sources. Today’s article gives us much to...
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The Dark Night of the Soul…

Hit after hit after hit…they just seem to keep coming: Russia, inflation, covid, incivility and not to mention all the personal heart ache that we all experience. I must admit it is rather overwhelming right now. Yesterday I received more...
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WORK CRISIS OR IDENTITY CRISIS???

There are throngs of people leaving their jobs and the current statistics are rather alarming. In today’s blog Denise Lee Yohn, Director of the Faith & Work Journey, challenges us to consider that we do not have a work crisis,...
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LEADING BETTER WITH BIGGER QUESTIONS

I realize that we are about to close out January, but that doesn’t we should not continue to revisit those new year resolutions we have made. Year after year I have found that the changes I desire to make are...

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