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    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...

        I'm Looking for a Church

        04.29.18 | by Keith Russell

        I HOST A GUEST RECEPTION every Sunday at the close of the Morning Worship Service in the Fellowship Hall. Many of those who attend will say something like this, “We are church shopping”. They may be new to our city and in search of a church home...

          A Startling Statement

          04.22.18 | by Keith Russell

          I READ A STARTLING STATEMENT just the other day. It said, “Studies show that 82% of newcomers who join will leave the church in their first year”. That’s a BIG number! The article I was reading went on to say, “The first six months are critical...

            Zacchaeus' Story

            04.15.18 | by Keith Russell

            TODAY IS APRIL 15. I am thinking of the Bible’s most notorious tax collector. You know him. You know his song. You even know the motions to the song! If you have forgotten, his name is Zacchaeus and his story is recorded in Luke 19:1-10. It is a...