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    The Life of a Preacher

    06.03.18 | by Keith Russell

    I HAVE BEEN PREACHING for almost 50 years. On Sunday morning, June 9, 1968, I walked down the aisle of the First Baptist Church in Dill City, Oklahoma, took my pastor’s hand and said, “God is calling me to preach”. I preached my first “sermon” the...

      Get Ready!

      05.27.18 | by Keith Russell

      VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is three weeks away. (That gasp you heard is coming from our VBS workers!) VBS is a big deal at Westside. VBS will be June 18-22 from 9 a.m. until noon each day. VBS is for children in Pre-K4 (birthdate before 8-31-13)...

        Remember Year of Discipleship

        05.20.18 | by Keith Russell

        SUMMER IS COMING! How do I know? Today is “Senior Recognition Day”, so that means school is almost over for another year. And, Memorial Day Weekend is next week and it has become “the unofficial beginning of summer.” Plus, there is a lot of talk...

          Welcome to Mother's Day

          05.13.18 | by Keith Russell

          WELCOME TO MOTHER’S DAY at Westside! It is my prayer that all of you moms have a great day. Please enjoy the annual Baby Dedication, the all Men’s Choir, and the gift you will receive at the close of the service. There will be no evening service...

            Next Sunday is Mother's Day

            05.06.18 | by Keith Russell

            NEXT SUNDAY IS MOTHER’S DAY. For most churches, it is the second highest attendance day of the year. The highest, of course, is Easter. I said “for most churches” because it has not historically been the second highest attendance day of the year...