The Prodigal Son

April 3rd, 2019 | Daniel Read

Madelynn Marlow leads us through the story of the Prodigal Son, for the fourth week of Lent.

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Repent or Perish (2019.03.24) Shane Blackshear

March 28th, 2019 | Daniel Read

This week Shane leads us through Luke 13:1-9, the lectionary text for the third week of Lent.

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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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Lament for New Zealand Shooting

March 18th, 2019 | April Karli

The Lament prayer from our Liturgy on March 17, 2019 in response to the shootings at mosques in New Zealand. Lord, in sadness and grief, we come before you.We feel hopeless in the face of hatred and violence,We despair over the brokenness in our worldBut we choose love, in all of this we choose love.And so we turn to you … Read More

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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Lent for the sake of others

March 5th, 2019 | April Karli

“Self-giving God, call us to walk the road of newness – a new self, a new society, a new world, one neighbor at a time. May we have traveling mercies this Lenten season.”  –Walter Brueggemann Lent is a season when we are invited to intentionally enter into disciplines of prayer, self-examination, and repentance. It mirrors the 40 days that Jesus … Read More

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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