A Giving Tree Celebration Story

    This is the story of University coming together to provide gifts for 850 children in the foster care system. Watch as see as children were able to do crafts, hear stories, decorate cookies and much more!

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      The Magdalena House Story

      05.06.18 | Serving, Community

      Denise Barker was sitting in a chapel service at Austin Seminary when she heard a distinct instruction from the Lord: “I want you to open a women’s shelter.” Denise will tell you that this was a unique moment in her life, that while she regularly...

        Rosie & Anna's Story

        04.29.18 | Faith, Community

        When Anna Ortiz’ seven-year-old daughter Rosie asked if God had forgotten about her, Anna knew she needed to find a church home that would help Rosie understand that God could never forget about her, that God loved her. That little Rosie asked...

          Jerry Towler's Story

          04.22.18 | Faith

          Finally, I thank my God, in whose hands alone my entire life and work have been, are, and will remain, and who has seen fit to bring me to this point. His works are mighty beyond understanding, and I thank him for allowing me to reflect a small...

            Dorothy Hughes' Story

            04.15.18 | Faith, Love

            When she was six years old, Dorothy Hughes’ mother registered her for Sunday school at Woodlawn Methodist Church, not far from where they lived.

              Laurie McCord's Story

              04.08.18 | Love, Grief

              For years Laurie McCord sat in her beloved Covenant Bible Study class on Wednesday mornings and felt guilt—not because of some deep sin or secret—rather she felt guilty because she had not ever experienced the kind of pain or tragedy that her...

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