Celebrating Our Story

December 11th, 2018 | April Karli

At Austin Mustard Seed we’ve had a lot to celebrate lately. There have been many changes in our leadership since the summer. Throughout the process, we’ve had a clear sense of God’s presence and feel gratitude for God’s direction and provision. We believe it is gratitude that gives us joy, and we are thankful to experience shared joy as a community this Advent season.  … Read More

Supporting Each Other Through the Holidays

December 6th, 2018 | April Karli

Throughout this season of Advent, as we await the coming of Christ, God with us, we hold the anticipation and joy of the season alongside grief and loss. We remember holidays past and mourn the loss of loved ones, dreams, jobs, relationships, or the way things used to be. This grief can feel unacceptable in light of the joy and … Read More

Community, Events

Sermon (2018.12.02) Andrea Lucado

December 6th, 2018 | Daniel Read

Andrea guides us through the lectionary text of Habakkuk for the first sunday of Advent. Habakkuk 1:1-7; 2:1-4; 3:[3b-6], 17-19

Podcast

Sermon (2018.11.25) David Sunde

November 28th, 2018 | Daniel Read

This Sunday David Sunde was our guest speaker. He spoke about savoring God’s love and presence in the context of Deuteronomy 6:4-9.

Liturgy, Podcast

Sermon (2018.11.18) Madelynn Marlow

November 20th, 2018 | Daniel Read

In our sermon this Sunday Madelynn Marlow walks us through the story of Hannah, the mother of the prophet Samuel.  From the story of Hannah we learn to pray vulnerably and hope boldly. Looking at the world through this lens of bold hope and vulnerable prayer connects us with the hopes of others. In this sermon, we examined our own … Read More

Liturgy, Podcast

Sermon (2018.11.11) Mary Whitehurst

November 15th, 2018 | Daniel Read

Mary Whitehurst from David Chapel opened the scriptures with us this past Sunday. She shared with us from from Pslams 23.

Liturgy, Podcast

Sermon (2018.1.4) Chris Morton: Deuteronomy 6

November 7th, 2018 | Daniel Read

This Sunday, Chris Morton shared about the importance of memory for our life, legacy and culture from Deuteronomy 6:1-12. 1These are the commands, decrees and laws the Lord your God directed me to teach you to observe in the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess, 2 so that you, your children and their children after them may … Read More

Liturgy, Podcast

Reaching Out in Rosedale

November 2nd, 2018 | April Karli

At Austin Mustard Seed we believe that it’s not joy that gives us gratitude, but gratitude that gives us joy. We are grateful for many things during this season of our life together as a church in the city of Austin. This week we are especially grateful for meeting our neighbors at the Fall Block Party. One of our desires … Read More

Community, Mobilization, Neighborhood

Sermon (2018.10.29) Mark 10:46-52

October 30th, 2018 | Daniel Read

April Karli asked us to consider why we sometimes don’t want to express our desires. The things we long for are often deeply buried inside us, and there are a number of reasons we are afraid to admit them. But Jesus invites is to come to him with our longings. Can we learn to trust Jesus to meet our deepest … Read More

Loving Our Neighbors Throughout the Fall

October 23rd, 2018 | April Karli

by Kate Blackshear As we all know, the community of Austin Mustard Seed is in a season of change. We sense God’s presence with us and believe that this time will lead to our maturity and growth. A few months ago we gathered and worshipped together, seeking God’s dreams and visions for our community, for our future. We are a church … Read More

Community, Events, Mobilization, Neighborhood, Reflections