Nichole Collins MacMillan

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Category Archives: Theology

Dancing in the Kitchen, Songs that Shape My Soul, and Holy Ground

When I made the transition from full-time pastor to full-time, stay-at-home mom, I discovered the best radio station ever. Living in north Georgia, I tuned my dial to 88.1 and the voices of Richard Windham and his colleagues at WUTC, the public radio station out of Chattanooga, TN. While loading the dishwasher in the evening, […]

Losing My Religion

  This week’s sermon was scheduled to be part of a celebration service in which First Presbyterian Church in Cohutta marked several significant milestones in the life of the congregation: retirements, graduations, a birth.  However, at the beginning of the week, a member of the congregation died, and the celebration was delayed for a time […]

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 – […]