Practices: What We Do Throughout the Week

August 5th, 2013 | John Chandler

Practices are what it looks like for Austin Mustard Seed to be the church, not just on Sunday, but Monday-Saturday. The gospel is for everyone. How the church represents the gospel depends on the culture that surrounds a particular church. Every church must develop its practices: specific actions that stand with the best part of culture or contrast the worst. … Read More

Liturgy

What North/Central Austin Loves and Needs

July 29th, 2013 | John Chandler

Throughout the summer, Austin Mustard Seed is hosting a series of conversations called “Cultivate”. We spend this time getting acquainted and scheming about a new church community for North/Central Austin. Last night we discussed the context questions: Who lives in North/Central Austin? What does the gospel look like here? The participants included new move-ins just learning the neighborhood, and life-long … Read More

Liturgy

Cultivate #3: Who lives here?

July 25th, 2013 | John Chandler

Before you can plant a seed, you need to cultivate the ground around it. At Austin Mustard Seed, we are specifically devoting time to get to know each other and our city. Sunday evening, we will return to the Lighthouse Building at Hope Chapel (1510 Ruth Ave). We’ll met at 4:30 for a time of conversation and prayer focus around … Read More