You are Making a Difference

You are Making a Difference

Ever feel discouraged or powerless when you read the news headlines of suffering around the world?  Wars. Famines. Families Torn Apart. You might not know it, but YOU are hard at work bringing hope to those who suffer. YOU are sharing the Gospel to people who...

Experiencing God Through Art

Experiencing God Through Art

Art has always had a major role in the history of the Church and now it has one at Westwood. We are rolling out an art initiative to display original works on campus that will allow us to worship the Creator in new ways. Why art? The beauty of art is that we bring our...

Serving the Motorcycle Community – The Quiner Family

Serving the Motorcycle Community – The Quiner Family

Curt & Judi Quiner are missionaries that Westwood is proud to partner with. Along with their two daughters, Christy and Hannah, they serve the motorcycling community in the Twin Cities and beyond. They share a little about their ministry, their successes and some...

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James: Top Ten Verses to Memorize

James is one of my favorite books of the Bible because it is so practical.  James is categorized as “Wisdom Literature.” His purpose is to teach us how to live out our faith wisely. You could say he is a personal life coach. James will be a phenomenal mentor for...

Prayer is Our Way Forward

On Sunday, March 19, we focused on recalibrating our priorities and living a generous life. Pastor Joel highlighted our Far Ministry and we heard directly from Josh Freeman - a ministry partner serving in Togo - and Heather Wilford, our Hear, Near, Far Director, who...

What is Baptism?

Baptism is such an amazing and important part of one’s faith journey. Many Christian denominations have their own interpretation and traditions when it comes to baptism, and interestingly enough, they have developed considerable differences over the years. Scripture...

What is Gratitude & How Can I Practice It Every Day?

The definition of gratitude is “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” Psalm 118:24 says, “This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Gratitude makes the world a better place, and when...

What is Lament?

What do you think of when you hear the word lament? At first, I think of a sad song or an elaborate poem in remembrance of a lost loved one. While this is one of the definitions of lament, lament is a unique word with a larger depth of meaning. For starters, it’s both...

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