Author Archives: gideon

Covenant Member Recap

Growing up one of the defining Japanese imports of the 80’s was a cartoon whereby a fabulous super robot defended humanity from evil. What was unique about this super robot was unlike Robocop, where a deceased individual was converted into a machine, or R2D2 who was cute but honestly, limited, Votron was a collaboration. Votron was a group of smaller […]

Gathering of Communities

If anyone is interested in or wanting to meet people already involved in intentional living communities, Space12 is hosting a gathering of communities this coming Friday, January 20th at 7:30pm.  Here is the vision for the meeting: Gather all of the intentional Christian communities in Austin together for a night of sharing, connecting, eating and celebrating. Make friends, trade stories, […]

New Years Day Liturgy

Enjoy celebrating the new year tonight. Be sure to join us tomorrow at 11am for the first liturgy of 2012.  Epiphany! [Photo by amandajas @ Flickr]

O Emmanuel

O come, O come, and be our God-with-us O long-sought With-ness for a world without, O secret seed, O hidden spring of light. Come to us Wisdom, come unspoken Name Come Root, and Key, and King, and holy Flame, O quickened little wick so tightly curled, Be folded with us into time and place, Unfold for us the mystery of […]

The Hidden King

O King of our desire whom we despise, King of the nations never on the throne, Unfound foundation, cast-off cornerstone, Rejected joiner, making many one, You have no form or beauty for our eyes, A King who comes to give away his crown, A King within our rags of flesh and bone. We pierce the flesh that pierces our disguise, […]

O Adonai

Unsayable, you chose to speak one tongue, Unseeable, you gave yourself away, The Adonai, the Tetragramaton Grew by a wayside in the light of day. O you who dared to be a tribal God, To own a language, people and a place, Who chose to be exploited and betrayed, If so you might be met with face to face, Come […]