Will There Really Be A Morning?

  Will there really be a “Morning”? Is there such a thing as “Day”? Could I see it from the mountains If I were as tall as they? Has it feet like Water lilies? Has it feathers like a Bird? Is it brought from famous countries Of which I have...

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Discernment Update from Lisa Cauble

I’ve recently been feeling a bit like a student with “senioritis” — you know senioritis, right? It’s the “supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance.” (Google dictionary)  Students have been working hard for 12 years, or...

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The Summer is Approaching

Dear church community, The summer is approaching and I feel grateful to be spending another two months with you all. June and July are spread in front of us like a Candy Land board and I look forward to the twists and adventure that this summer may hold. I recently...

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Discernment Update from Anna Strickland

Last week, our Sunday morning discernment discussion engaged the practical and immediate question of leadership. As we’ve been discerning the larger questions of UBC’s future, we’ve also been doing so in preparation for the new leadership of University Baptist Church. Since we are a Baptist church, we understand “leadership” to...

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Another Center

Dear Church: The phrase “another center” comes to mind as I contemplate how to encourage you this week. I know I have trouble finding my center these days. Perhaps you struggle, too. The phrase “finding my center” suggests locating a quiet, still point somewhere inside me. It is there for...

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Discernment Update from Jody Joyner

Last week, we discussed how our partnerships with Congregational Church of Austin (CCA) and University Christian Church (UCC) might be further strengthened toward a greater shared ministry in a broad conversation. As an extension of that discussion, about 30 UBC members met on Sunday morning to continue our series of church-wide...

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