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    Ingredients of Growing Churches

    03.11.18 | by Keith Russell

    ALMOST SIXTEEN YEARS AGO, John Bisagno, longtime pastor of the First Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, published an article called The Five Ingredients of Growing Churches. He reported the information that was gathered from the 25 fastest-growing...

      Celebrate ReNew

      03.04.18 | by Keith Russell

      THREE YEARS AGO we began a capital campaign called ReNew. Today we come to celebrate what God has done through the sacrificial giving of His people over the last three years. As I write this, God’s people have given over $1.4 million to ReNew. As...

        Welcome March!

        02.25.18 | by Keith Russell

        IN JUST A FEW DAYS we will turn the page on the calendar and it will be March. I love March! The grass is getting green, the red buds are coming out, the azaleas are beginning to bloom, and the weather is getting warmer. Oh, but my favorite part...

          Welcome Jerry Vines

          02.18.18 | by Keith Russell

          IT IS MY JOY TO WELCOME Dr. Jerry Vines back to the Westside pulpit! Dr. Vines loves Jesus, loves people, and loves the Word of God. He has a products table in the Mall that I encourage you to go by to see what is there. His book, VINES: My Life...

            Thank You

            02.11.18 | by Keith Russell

            LAST SUNDAY WAS SUPER! Thank you for praying. Thank you for coming. Thank you for inviting. Thank you for worshiping. Thank the Lord for the way He blessed us! You did your part and God certainly did His. I sensed His presence when I sang with...