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    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...

          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...