Wednesday: Women’s Story Night

June 5th, 2018 | Chris Morton

The summer is upon us and that means Story Nights! Our first Women’s Story Night is Wednesday at 6:30pm, at the home of Melissa Summers. (For address and information, email us at info@austinmustardseed.org.)We’ll do two things at Women’s Story Night: Eat Food Listen to each other How Story Night Works Story Night is a chance for one person to share a … Read More

Acts 2:41-47, 4:23-37 (2018.06.03 Sermon)

June 5th, 2018 | Daniel Read

April Karli continues our series on “Acts: What happens when the Holy Spirit leads the way?” with a sermon on Acts 2:41-47, 4:23-37. The Church in Jerusalem was devoted to: 1. Learning 2. Fellowship 3. Worship What are some ways that you can connect with your neighbors? 1. Learn your neighbors name 2. Write a handwritten note and deliver it to … Read More

Podcast

Family Update on our Liturgy

June 5th, 2018 | Daniel Read

Before the sermon in our June 3rd liturgy, Shane Blackshear and Daniel Read shared an update on some short-term hopes and needs for our Liturgy.

Podcast

Acts 7 (2018.05.27 Sermon)

May 29th, 2018 | John Chandler

John Chandler continues our series on “Acts: What happens when the Holy Spirit leads the way?” with a sermon on Acts 7. Daily Examen (late in the day): 1. Become aware of God’s presence. 2. Review the day with gratitude. 3. Pay attention to your emotions. 4. Choose one feature of the day and pray from it. 5. Look toward … Read More

Podcast

Family Update on our Children’s Ministry

May 27th, 2018 | John Chandler

Before the sermon in our May 27 liturgy, Shane Blackshear and April Karli shared an update on some short-term hopes and needs for our children’s ministry.

Podcast

Pentecost – Acts 2 (2018.05.20 Sermon)

May 25th, 2018 | John Chandler

Madelynn Marlow begins our summer in Acts as we celebrate the story, and hope, of Pentecost together. Resources/Quotes: “The Bible is full of accounts of God’s use of actions and physical objects as means of self revelation. Jeremiah wears a yoke or smashes a clay pot. Jesus places a child in the midst of a crowd. Actions become means of … Read More

Podcast

Acts: What happens when the Holy Spirit leads the way?

May 17th, 2018 | John Chandler

Our mission, our primary activity, as Austin Mustard Seed is to form communities of Jesus. It’s not a new quest. It’s what followers of Jesus have been doing ever since Christianity first started. The book of Acts tells about these earliest communities of Jesus. This summer, we’ll be reading stories together from the book of Acts. These are stories of … Read More

Liturgy, Podcast

Flee from Idols – 1 John 5 (2018.05.13 Sermon)

May 14th, 2018 | John Chandler

John Chandler finishes our Easter season readings with 1 John 5. Resources/Quotes: “What is an idol? It is anything more important to you than God, anything that absorbs your heart and imagination more than God, anything you seek to give you what only God can give.” — Tim Keller “We think that idols are bad things, but that is almost … Read More

Podcast

1 John 4 (2018.05.06 Sermon)

May 8th, 2018 | John Chandler

Chris Morton continues our Easter season readings with 1 John 4. “God is not a mumbling trickster… If he wants us to know something, he will be both able and willing to communicate it to us plainly, just as long as we are open and prepared by our experience to hear and obey. This is exactly what takes place in … Read More

Podcast

You Don’t Have to Parent Alone

May 1st, 2018 | April Karli

As a young mother, little things that people did to support me made a huge difference. When our second daughter, Lydia, was born I was outnumbered! Thankfully, younger women in our church community would come over to play with Jessica. Older women offered me encouragement and my peers offered commiseration. Knowing I had a community that loved and cared about … Read More