OUT and LOUD

Friends, By now you’ve probably seen that our church is hosting an event during SXSW called OUTLOUD.  I cannot express how exciting this is for our church and for our neighbors. We are jumping in the river and flowing with the stream of the city to be a part of...

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Acting in Between

Dear Church: How do we act with intention in a time in between? As we embarked upon this season of discernment last year, I told you the life of the church would continue during the process. We would worship. We would serve. We would experiment. And we would make decisions....

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Finding Comfort

Hi, Church Family! Some of you may or may not know that I am a pretty big introvert. I have limited amounts of social energy and I expend just about all of it every day! Social interactions tend to give me anxiety and make me a little bit nervous. While...

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Toward a Vision for University Baptist Church

The UBC Discernment Committee invited the congregation to reflect on the following statement through the practice of lectio divina at a church-wide meeting on Feb. 3, 2019. University Baptist Church exists to nurture the spiritual journeys of our members and our university neighbors so that together we work for the...

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Innovation

Dear Church: There is a lot of talk in our city and country about innovation. We hear the enthusiastic claims for the next big thing that’s a game-changer: the product, service or idea that will disrupt the status quo, altering perceptions, shifting behaviors, leading us to a place we could...

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Little Things Make Big Things Happen

This month through the adult Sunday School class, we have had several opportunities to listen to others’ stories.  We have been invited to hear the “yes” from others who are literally building bridges for a just world. This Sunday will be our final Sunday in this series, where we will...

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