Author Archive: West Ridge

Divorce is a Nasty Word

Divorce is a Nasty Word

Divorce. It’s a nasty word.  I always felt like it made people look at me differently.  I knew in their heads they were thinking “Oh, she is broken and a failure, so sad.” I was married at 21.  He was a bit older and successful.  He told me everything I wanted to hear, needed to […]

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  May 12, 2017   5 comments
What is Conflict anyway?

What is Conflict anyway?

“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” James 1:19-20 (ESV) Conflict, what is conflict anyway? A conflict is usually a serious disagreement or argument, typically a lengthy one between two or more […]

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  May 10, 2017   No comments
Bend like a willow

Bend like a willow

Bend like a willow….For a long time I used to rely on a wise saying that it is better to bend like a willow than break like a mighty oak….The meaning of this to me was that it was better to surrender in love, truth and humility, to a storm of conflict, than to stand […]

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  May 3, 2017   3 comments
Summer Adventure – Gadgets & Gizmos

Summer Adventure – Gadgets & Gizmos

Come and join the fun this summer as our kids will discover that we are Uniquely Wired and Wonderfully Made.  This year’s Summer Adventure is geared to capture the kids’ imaginations about their Creator so they can discover how they are MADE by God, MADE for a relationship with Jesus & MADE to love others. […]

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  May 1, 2017   No comments
Summer Volleyball League

Summer Volleyball League

Our Volleyball season on May 21 and you can sign-up here. The cost is $30 a person and can be paid online with your registration. For those who are free agents (not on a team already) a mandatory meeting and play time is required for May 7th at 1pm on our home courts at West […]

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  April 17, 2017   No comments
Spotlight Youth Theater

Spotlight Youth Theater

Spotlight Youth Theater summer camp is coming to West Ridge Community Church June 19-23!  This years’ camp theme is Passport Disney, featuring music from Moana, Peter Pan and The Little Mermaid!  Kids 5-12 years old will enjoy daily instruction in vocal training, acting and dance as they use the camp theme to create an awesome […]

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  April 17, 2017   No comments
Belong Tour

Belong Tour

The Belong Tour is different in that we are after your whole self: your mind, your faith,  your career, your body (and body image), your marriages, your relationships, your soul, your ACTUAL WHOLE LIFE. The one you really live day in and day out. It all goes together, it is all holy, it all matters. […]

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  April 13, 2017   No comments
A Harsh Reality

A Harsh Reality

The Parable of the Unforgiving Debtor (Matthew 18:21-35) offers us who like to think we are Christians, a harsh reality: Forgive—you’re in. Don’t forgive—you’re out. And, of course, Jesus is talking about Heaven in that parable. I find it interesting that a debtor and money was used in the parable because it is both money […]

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  April 6, 2017   No comments
Please Have Mercy

Please Have Mercy

“Would you please have mercy, mercy on my heart.  Would you please have mercy, mercy on my heart” -Shawn Mendes These lyrics kept going through my head as I tried to think about what mercy was to me. My step dad passed a few months ago. When he was in the ICU dying from lung […]

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  April 5, 2017   2 comments
Easter Weekend Services

Easter Weekend Services

Easter Weekend at West Ridge reminds us, from beginning to end, that God deliberately pursues us all in love.  We hope you, your family and friends join us in celebration. Good Friday Service (Friday, April 14th) – 7:00p West Ridge Kids will be available for ages 5 and under only. Easter Sunday Services (Sunday, April […]

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  April 4, 2017   No comments