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A Beloved City

Virginia Cumberbatch and Gideon Tsang dialogue around what it would be like to see our city of Austin as a beloved community [Luke 3:15-17, 21-22]. Reflection How can we continue to ask questions about our city with intention and humility? How can we enter spaces of discomfort to form connection?

Why I’m Helping Plant Austin Mustard Seed

The following is written by one of our Vox members, Chris Morton, who will be helping plant Austin Mustard Seed, a localized expression of church in North/Central Austin. Austin Mustard Seed begins weekly gatherings on October 13. This coming Sunday, Austin Mustard Seed will begin hosting a weekly liturgy. For the last four years, I’ve called Vox Veniae my home. […]

Austin Mustard Seed Lunch [Oct 6]

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 Austin Mustard Seed WHAT: Lunch, Dreams and Q&A WHERE: Space12 WHEN: Sunday, October 6 Who should come to lunch on […]

AISD Might Close Nine Austin Schools

AISD recently announced that a task force proposed to shut down nine Austin schools in order to help the district run more efficiently. Almost all of these schools earned an Exemplary rating this past year. Last night at a public forum, families and teachers shared from their hearts in reaction to this proposal. Some of our kids at Vox currently […]

In Prayer for the UT Campus

This morning an armed gunman fired an AK-47 and turned the gun on himself.  As details are still emerging, please pray for the campus, the family of the gunman, and all faculty, employees and students. Keep updated via the The Statesman. Lord, make us instruments of Your peace; where there is hatred, let us sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there […]

Visualizing Our Integration

Paint by number is a pretty easy way to teach children the skill of following directions and staying within the boundaries.  But could it be that cities are following suit?  The image above is a map of Austin detailing the racial integration in different cities.  Similar maps of New York, Los Angeles, San Antonio and Washington DC can be found […]

Liturgy Reflection & Benediction 9.19.10

Liturgy Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has dawned upon you. For behold, darkness covers the land; deep gloom enshrouds the peoples. But over you the Lord will rise, and his glory will appear upon you. Nations will stream to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawning. Your gates will […]