Author Archives: gideon

108 Gospel Stories

Last spring, our mid week groups participated in an exercise to communicate God’s story within flash fiction parameters. In preparing for our Covenant Member Orientation last month, it dawned on us that the apostle’s creed is 108 words. For centuries, this concise story has grounded orthodoxy for communities like ours. With that in mind, we gave participants 15 minutes to […]

East Austin Community Fall Festival

When we started Space12 in 2008, we saw Space12 as blank canvas for the Vox community to be good neighbors and engage the community. Our hope was that one day, folks who grew up in the community would see Space12 as their space as well. Seven years later, we have a friend from around the corner throwing the largest fall […]

Covenant Member Orientation 11.15.14

Please note time change to 9:45am! Join us for our fifth Covenant Member Orientation. It will take place on Saturday, November 15th from 9:45am-4pm at Liveoak Bible Church @ 7500 Woodrow Ave (Space12 is being used an E.A.S.T gallery) Coffee, lunch from Little Deli,and a snack are all provided for $10. RSVP on Facebook After seven years under our belt, many […]

Sunday Liturgy 10.26.14

If you can’t make the retreat this weekend, join us for Sunday liturgy at Camp Buckner (There will be four part harmonies happening. You won’t want to miss this.) , lunch and an Inks Lake hike. There will be no liturgy at Space12 this Sunday. Sunday Schedule: 11:00 Liturgy (Camp Buckner) 12:30 Lunch (Camp Buckner) – $5/ person 02:30 Hike […]

Fall Retreat 10.24 – 10.26

The Collaborative Body: In a wikipedia world of decentralization, how do we continue to empower each members of our Vox body? Theologically, what are the implications of Jesus’ body for our body?  What does Jesus being human mean for us as humans and communities? Join us for a weekend of conversation and designing collaboration. Cherith Fee Nordling.  In the Spring of 2013, Gideon was at a conference where Cherith took the stage. She started speaking on “embodied theology”, […]

Vox Happy Hour at Easy Tiger

“See you throughout the week” — it’s a phrase we hear each week at Liturgy. In an effort to follow through with that commitment, we’ve been getting together once a week for Vox Happy Hour. We’re heading back to Easy Tiger every Wednesday starting June 4th at 7:30pm. This weekly event is open to anyone who may be new to Vox […]

Brass Knuckles, Grace and the Global Church

The following is based on a true story. The names have been changed to protect the identity of the individuals.  The taste of blood was fresh in his mouth. His tongue probed his teeth like a dental hygienist checking for cavities. Are all my teeth intact?  Erhmad looked around the room trying to orient himself. Where am I?  The flickering […]