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stewardship beyond $$$: God is in it all

Photo by Alexander Schimmeck on Unsplash Have you ever negotiated the purchase or sale of a home? Have you ever closed on an important business transaction? It is not uncommon to walk away from these situations feeling good and a...
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Your Investing Capital is Not All About You

Jeff Shafer, Founder and CEO of CommonGood Capital When was the last time you thought about how your investments were impacting others?  Or for that matter, when was the last time you thought about your investing as being an amazing...
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Summer Break

For the past several years, The Collaborative has been observing a screen sabbatical during the month of July for its blog posts and social media. This is just one of the ways we are striving to be intentional about marrying...
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Preparing to Run

    As we are constantly trying to emphasize the integration of faith and work, we want to do so at multiple levels—theological, philosophical, economical and practical. The things we discuss here are not only about us thinking rightly, but...
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Labours of Love

Today’s blog is slightly longer, but well worth the extra minute, and the encouragement you receive will be your reward. Jeffrey Bilbro, a professor and multi book author, has written an article that offers words of caution to some ideas...
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Summer Time: Refresh and Restart

If your family’s summer has not already started, it is at least in sight. Kids out of school, trips to camp, longer days, vacations, and oppressive heat are just some of the things that mark this time of year. As...
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Page Turners

Even though we are in the middle of the craziness of May, now is a great time to pause for a few minutes to consider what your summer reading might be. After surveying the FPCO pastoral staff for their reading...
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Beauty Will Save the World

It is hard to believe that almost a third of the year is gone and with it has gone most of our new year’s resolutions. Even if we have failed to execute, we should not give up and every day...
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What Do We Believe About Work?

The Orlando Heart of the City Fellows is a Christ-centered, character formation program for recent college graduates based in the local church. Our mission is to prepare the Fellows to live seamless lives of faith and ‘Start Well’. As a...
Feast of Ideas with Ken Myers of Mars Hill Audio Journal

Feast of Ideas: Episode 3

This is the 3rd installment of our audiocast, Feast of Ideas featuring Ken Myers. See our previous two blog posts for the first and second episodes. Someone said during the pandemic that, ”In our urgency to return to our normal...
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Feast of Ideas: Episode 2

Today is the second installment of our audiocast, Feast of Ideas (see previous blog post for the first episode.) The discussion picks up with Ken Myers unpacking the premise he put forward in the first audiocast that the renewal of...
Feast of Ideas with Ken Myers of Mars Hill Audio Journal

Feast of Ideas: Episode 1

Today we are extremely excited to launch the inaugural audiocast, Feast of Ideas. This first series features Ken Myers of Mars Hill Audio. Ken is an amazing gift that the Lord has given to the church. He has his pulse...

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