Plans for April

We are praying that you and your family are doing well and staying safe. Please let us know if there’s anything we can to do support you and encourage you during this time. Yesterday, our elders and ministers met and carefully considered the best plan of action for the month of April. After seeking God’s wisdom in prayer, we have decided …

Grocery Assistance

If you or a loved one are stuck at home and can’t get out to make a grocery run, we want to help. We have some amazing young volunteers who will do the shopping for you. You provide the list and the money for the food, and they’ll run to the store and deliver to your door!  If you’d like …

Change of Plans: Worship to be Online-Only through March

Change of Plans—Services to be Online-Only Through March On Friday evening, the elders at Westside Church of Christ made the decision to cancel our in-person Sunday morning worship services for March 15, 22, and 29, and to offer an online worship service instead.  We apologize for the abrupt change of plans since our last announcement. New information was made available …

The Quest for Truth (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series looked at the importance epistemic humility—recognizing that we don’t have all the answers. Pursuing truth as a core value involves confidence without arrogance. You can be confident of your conclusions based on the facts and evidence you’ve seen, but still be open to the idea that you might not know the full story or might …

The Quest for Truth (Part 1)

Truth is under attack in our culture. And we might be part of the problem. Post-Truth World In 2005, comedian Stephen Colbert introduced us to the word “truthiness,” which described how people embrace ideas that seem to be true based on their gut instincts and intuition, despite a lack of evidence to back it up. He sarcastically praised people who …

Missions Update: Ethiopia (January, 2020)

2020 PREVIEW FOR THE LORD’S WORK IN ETHIOPIA:    Welcome to a new year!  This year marks the 59th year of ministry in Ethiopia.  Many great things are happening in the work, but there are difficulties in the country as the unrest continues.  The four Level One Preacher Training Schools will start new sessions in February.  The Schools for the …

New College Class: The Bible Doesn’t Say That

Join us every Wednesday night at 6:30pm in room #601 (upstairs). There are certain phrases that sound so true we assume they must be in the Bible somewhere! But the reality is that although these phrases come a sincere desire to help people, they are actually more a product of our culture than the Bible itself. This series titled “The …

Life Group Questions 1/12/20

Life Group / Reflection Questions • January 12, 2020 These questions are based on the message “Grow With God” from January 12, 2020. You can watch or listen online at westsidelife.org/media or in the church app. These questions are also available in the “notes” section in our church app. Welcome everyone and invite everyone to share about how their week …

The Blessings of Community

God gave us the gift of the church to help meet our need for love, support, and encouragement from others. When the church is functioning well, it’s a healthy community that motivates one another to be their best. Check out these 15 passages that show us what true community is all about. Strength (Acts 18:23)  “After spending some time in …