Inspiration

Ephesians 3 16I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, 17and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, as you are being rooted and grounded in love. 18I pray that you may have the […]

Saints In Our Lives, and On Campus

All Saints Day Reflection  Luke 6: 20 – 23 Looking at his disciples, he said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. Blessed are you when men hate […]

LCM Invitations Week of October 14, 2013

“Pray always.”  Do not lose heart.  “My help comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.” (see Luke 18:1-8 & Psalm 121) The Biblical texts for this coming Sunday encourage Jesus’ followers to faithfulness, and remind us of divine faithfulness toward us: “will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry […]

LCM Invitations week of September 23

33But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34“So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today. (Matthew 6)                                                        This is a time in the semester when work may start piling […]

Reflection and Invitations: Week of September 16

“Creation retains its beauty which fills us with awe and remains a good work.”  (Pope Francis) “An absence of a sense of the sacred, awe, is the basic flaw in . . . . adjusting our human presence to the natural world.” (Thomas Berry) In a week of busyness, studies, a “Miss America” racism issue […]

“I met Maggie” week of Sept 9

Meditation: I met Maggie, who works at the Chinese Council of Churches in Shanghai.  She was passionately anticipating the re-opening this church, which had been taken by the Chinese government during the Cultural Revolution, turning it into a propaganda theatre. Maggie’s parents, as a consequence of those years, had faith in nothing, not God, government […]

Welcome and Welcome Back All!

Welcome to the University of Texas at Austin and other Austin schools!  We invite you to be a part of Lutheran Campus Ministry (ELCA) while you are a student.  Returning students and recent graduates have found a great community of friends in Lutheran Campus Ministry.  Christ calls us to make a difference! We describe LCM […]

Summer at LCM UT Austin

Summer is a time of the “Spirit” for us here at LCM UT Austin.  Our lives are changing as the old semester is gone and the new one is coming.  Some have graduated and others are preparing to study at UT.  We sense the presence of God’s love and grace active with us in the […]

Invitations and Prayers – Finals Week

Hey, Longhorn Lutherans! “And there will be no more night; they need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and [God and the Lamb] will reign forever and ever.” Revelation 22:5 Graduate Celebration Boat Cruise 2013! Reflection: Endings and Beginnings What we call the beginning is often the […]