Nichole Collins MacMillan

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Category Archives: Work & Vocation

Bye Week

There’s no UGA football this Saturday.  It’s a bye week for the Dawgs – the momentary pause before the weekend of Good Old Fashioned Hate, the World’s Largest Cocktail Party, the day when I can’t for the life of me figure out why a stadium in the state of Florida is considered neutral territory. So […]

Mirna and Microwave Popcorn

I’m on the road this weekend – doing work that I love.  And then this happened. As I stumbled into your hotel, my feet were tired from being stuffed into fashionable cowboy boots for the past 11 hours. My body was longing for a hot shower, crisp sheets, and an easy cell phone conversation with […]

New Year – New Rhythms

Over the past couple of weeks I have witnessed through social media and in person at Bare Bulb Coffee all sorts of people marking a new year with planning, prioritizing, and strategizing for 2015.   Most have done this with a cup of coffee nearby (as documented in their newsletters, Instagram feeds, and on their blogs). […]

But why a coffee shop?

“Why a coffee shop?”  It’s the number one question we are asked about Bare Bulb Coffee, a new community of faith that operates in and as a coffee shop in Warner Robins, GA.  Here are a few of the reasons we chose to reimagine church in this way: People like coffee shops.  In many communities, […]

A Word About Where I Work

A little more than five years ago, an idea jumped on me and would not let me go.  “What if,” I wondered, “the church provided an extended living room for the neighborhood around us?”  “Could such a place become a hub for mission, for art, and for the encouragement of faith?” Bare Bulb Coffee – […]