Our book of the month through the end of August is Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved. The author, J. D. Greear, struggled for many years to gain an assurance of salvation and eventually learned that he was not alone. “Lack of assurance” is epidemic among evangelical…Details
On Sunday, July 2, we will have a brief (no more than 15 minutes) teachers meeting immediately after the morning service for all teachers and helpers involved in the Wednesday evening children’s classes at Westside Baptist Church. We will meet in the Equipping Center. Those who are not currently involved in this ministry but who are interested in…Details
Our book discussion for Tony Reinke’s book, Twelve Ways Your Phone is Changing You, will be held on Wednesday, June 28 at 6:00 pm. Please note that this is a different time than our discussions are normally held. In addition to coffee and cookies, we will provide light refreshments. Please let me know if you plan…Details
Our church created this special video to honor Pastor Craig Houston who has faithfully served this congregation for over fifteen years. Enjoy!
According to Mark Federman, the message of a new technology, the ideology carried within it, is “the change in inter-personal dynamics that the innovation brings with it.” So the “message” of a particular television show is not the show itself, with all its dramatic scenes and storytelling, but the change in attitude or the change…Details
Our book of the month for April is Servanthood as Worship: The Privilege of Life in the Local Church. As the book is quite brief, we will not have a formal reading schedule. We will have a coffee and cookies fellowship for those who have read the book after the evening service on Sunday, April…Details
He [God] was desirous to hear him groaning, and see him bleeding, that we might not groan under his frowns, and bleed under his wrath; he spared not him, that he might spare us; refused not to strike him, that he might be well pleased with us; drenched his sword in the blood of his…Details
The Devil doesn’t mind “family values” as long as what you ultimately value is the family. Satan doesn’t mind “social justice” as long as you see justice as most importantly social. Satan does not tremble at a “Christian worldview” as long as your ultimate goal is to view the world. Satan doesn’t even mind born-again…Details
It is very foolish to ignore the past. The man who does ignore it, and assumes that our problems are quite new, and that therefore the past has nothing at all to teach us, is a man who is not only grossly ignorant of the Scriptures, he is equally ignorant of some of the greatest…Details
After the evening service on Sunday, April 9, we will have a coffee and cookies book fellowship for An Infinite Journey, by Pastor Andy Davis. This is one of my very favorite books and I look forward to discussing it with you all!