Being Greatly Daring

October 17th, 2013 | John Chandler

In the sermon on Sunday, I talked about the benchmarks for what a community build around love for one another might look like. The last of those was Being Greatly Daring. As I mentioned, this came from language borrowed from Brene Brown (who borrowed it from Theodore Roosevelt). Here is the quote we used on Sunday, which came from her … Read More


Launch was fun. Now the real adventure begins!

October 16th, 2013 | John Chandler

This past Sunday, a core of devoted team members and first time guests braved a torrential rainstorm to join in Austin Mustard Seed’s first ever Sunday Liturgy. Some, like Bryce Eaton and Forrest Aldridge, helped with the essential tasks of setting up chairs, tables and computers. D’Laney Kernan and Rachel Allen helped with prayers. Daniel Read and Susannah Fluger led … Read More


Sunday Preview: From Seed to Tree // Roots (Continued)

October 15th, 2013 | John Chandler

This Sunday, we’ll continue our look at what it will take for our young community to begin it’s journey of growth from a seed to a flourishing tree. We will explore further what it looks like for us to develop a solid root structure: Psalm 1 describes the vibrance of a tree planted near a stream, a tree that is … Read More


Liturgy Audio (10/13/13): From Seed to Tree — Roots

October 14th, 2013 | John Chandler

Sermon audio from our first Sunday morning liturgy as we began a series together exploring how our seed of a church can grow to a flourishing tree. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes


Midweek Meetup: Draught House and East Side King

October 14th, 2013 | John Chandler

We love Sunday church. But we get even more excited about Monday-Saturday church. This week’s meetup is at the Draught House. The food trailer phenom East Side King will be there too! If you like cold drinks, autumn evenings or just want to learn more about Austin Mustard Seed, we look forward to seeing you there! Drop us a line if you can come. … Read More


Sundays at Austin Mustard Seed

October 11th, 2013 | John Chandler

Every Sunday, our church comes together every Sunday at the Northwest Recreation Center. We call this time “Liturgy” which means “the work of the people.” Doing the work of the people requires all that are involved to be present, ready and willing to respond to God and serve each other. Austin Mustard Seed Liturgy Sundays, 10:30am 7500 Woodrow Ave. (The Home … Read More


What if We Really Knew How to Party?

October 4th, 2013 | John Chandler

Tom Sine, of a different organization also called Mustard Seed, describes a church that knows how to party. “It’s gotta be more than a Sunday go-to-meeting and staying out of mischief. It’s gotta have something more to it that’s about being a part of a celebration.” This is a good example of our markers of Story, Wholeness and Presence.

Vox & Mustard Seed Lunch this Sunday

October 1st, 2013 | John Chandler

This Sunday, Vox and Mustard Seed will host a special lunch. We’ll share our dreams about Living the Church together for the neighborhoods of North/Central Austin. RSVP on Facebook if you can join us. WHO: Those interested in learning about how Austin Mustard Seed WHAT: Lunch, Dreams and Q&A WHERE: Space12 WHEN: Sunday, October 6   Who should come to … Read More


Austin Mustard Seed launches Sunday, October 13!

September 27th, 2013 | John Chandler

On Sunday, October 13, Austin Mustard Seed will begin hosting a weekly liturgy. Who is Austin Mustard Seed? Austin Mustard Seed is a growing group of friends, learning about following Jesus in the neighborhoods of North/Central Austin. Our dream is that we will look like Rosedale, Crestview, Hyde Park and the other neighborhoods we inhabit, full of families, senior citizens, … Read More


Audio Archives: Acts 7

September 27th, 2013 | John Chandler

To illuminate the heart of Mustard Seed, we are adding recent sermons from our pastors that were preached elsewhere. This sermon was preached by John Chandler at Vox Veniae in July.