In a church culture that is dominated by professional clergy and polished programs, it’s easy to think that when Jesus gave his Great Commission, he wasn’t really talking to me. But when we look to the Scriptures and listen to our Lord, we realize that disciple-making is for everyone....Keep Reading
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The news from Sutherland Springs, Texas, today is devastating. More than two dozen dead in a shooting at First Baptist Church, nearly half the congregation in a small town outside of San Antonio. In this spirit of grief and brotherhood in Christ we offer our prayers for the victims and their families. And we lament this tragedy and the brokenness of this world, while at the same time fixing our hope in Christ our king, with the words of Psalm 10....
Last September the RE:Focus process we began in February culminated by gathering to discuss our new mission, vision, values, and commitments, as well as sketch a path forward for implementation. We want to share a few revisions we made as a result of the feedback, and give you an update on the first steps of implementation, specifically the formation of our Local Outreach Development Team, which is currently under way....
A year-end letter from the Westgate Elders, looking ahead to 2015 and our renewed passion for making disciples....Keep Reading
The main application of Matthew's entire Gospel is our participation in the mission Jesus gives his church--to go and make disciples of all nations. What does that mean? What does that entail? How might we be faithful to that call personally, and also as a congregation here at Westgate? ...Keep Reading
Iâ€™m excited to invite men, young and old, to our upcoming Menâ€™s Conference, here at Westgate on Nov. 14-15. The conference is hosted by the Metro West Menâ€™s Ministry that we are part of, along with First Baptist Church in Sudbury, and Trinitarian Congregational Church in Wayland....Keep Reading
Join missionaries Rick & Debbie Sacra as Rick shares his experience with the Ebola crisis in Liberia, including his own battle with and recovery from the deadly virus....Keep Reading
As we repeat this song each week this month, let us dwell on the goodness of the Lord and His promise to be with us as we journey through joys and sorrows, defeat and triumph. Let us cling to the knowledge that â€œwhatever befall me, Jesus doeth all things well.â€...Keep Reading
Even though we are a community of believers with hope in the Lord, we are often accosted with very real trials in life that threaten to shake our faith. These words from Lamentations assure us that no matter our circumstances in this temporary life, God never changes and His desire is always to supply more of Himself in our time of need. ...Keep Reading
We will be holding a prayer gathering on behalf of Dr. Rick Sacra Thursday night, Sept. 4, at 7pm in the church parlor....Keep Reading
If you've been a part of Westgate for a while, you may have recently noticed a subtle change in the name of our small group ministry: home fellowships are now called home groups....Keep Reading
This hymn continually reminds me that I am in great need of Christ, every minute of every day. He is good and willing to offer that grace to us freely....Keep Reading