Sermon (03.17.2019) April Karli

March 19th, 2019 | Daniel Read

April guides us through the lectionary text for the 1st Sunday of Lent. Due to some sickness, we ended up walking through the second week of Lent last week, and the 1st this week. The text for this week was Luke 4:1-13.

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2019.03.12 Daniel Read

March 12th, 2019 | Daniel Read

Daniel leads us through a guided meditation for the 1st week of Lent. Due to some last minute changes we ended up using the lectionary text for the second week of Lent rather than the 1st. Stay tuned for next week as we will come back to the original lectionary text for the 1st week of Lent. Text for this … Read More

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Guiding Values Review

March 5th, 2019 | Daniel Read

This week we recapped our Guiding Values Series. Ashley, Shane, and April discussed the how our guiding values will shape our future of our community.

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Wholeness

February 26th, 2019 | Daniel Read

This week Shane concluded our Guiding Values series by teaching about Wholeness. At Austin Mustard Seed we believe that God is in the process of restoring our lives, those around us, and all creation to shalom, or wholeness. Whether through spiritual disciplines, practicing mercy, creation care, offering forgiveness, or encouraging wholeness, our pain is transformed. We become bearers of the … Read More

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Hospitality

February 12th, 2019 | Daniel Read

April Karli continues our discussion on our Guiding Values with a sermon on Hospitality. At Austin Mustard Seed we believe that flowing out of Jesus’s desire that we welcome the stranger, we humbly seek to invite others, being open to receive from and give to everyone. We open our hearts, homes, and church to the lonely, those on the margins, as … Read More

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Community

February 5th, 2019 | Daniel Read

April Karli continues our discussion on our Guiding Values with a sermon on Community. At Austin Mustard Seed we believe that  Our connection to one another comes from our identity as members of God’s family. We come together around our common mission to partner with God in the making of all things new. We find joy in our differences, celebrate unity without … Read More

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Generosity

January 29th, 2019 | Daniel Read

April Karli continues the discussion on our Guiding Values with a sermon on Generosity. At Austin Mustard Seed we believe that  All that we have is a gift from God. We respond to God’s generosity to us by joyfully offering all of our resources back to God. Our time, abilities, money, and property are stewarded generously and sacrificially.  Out of … Read More

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Transformation

January 24th, 2019 | Daniel Read

Today marks the beginning of a series where we will unfold our communities guiding values. April Karli starts off the series with a discussion on transformation. Transformation: We engage in spiritual practices that followers of Jesus have done for centuries. Through discipleship, we seek to encounter God together in new ways for the purpose of becoming mature apprentices of Jesus. Sermon … Read More

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Women In Ministry (2019.01.06)

January 7th, 2019 | Daniel Read

At Mustard Seed we believe that gifting, not gender, qualifies a person for pastoral teaching, leading, and speaking. As April Karli steps into the role of Pastor, Shane speaks about why we as a community ordain women into pastoral leadership and ministry. Book Resources The Blue Parakeet -Scott McKnight Emboldened: A Vision for Empowering Women in Ministry -Tara Beth Leach … Read More

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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

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