Westside Officers FAQ

The word elder literally means “old man,” without specifying what qualifies as old. In the Bible, groups of elders (never just one one) were responsible to lead tribes, villages, cities, synagogues and eventually churches. In Acts 14:23 and Titus 1:5, the Apostle Paul emphasizes the importance of appointing elders “in every church,” suggesting that elders represent the basic structure for local church leadership. Read More

Where We Kneel: Our Posture on Sexuality

Last month the Session (or elder board) of Westside decided to initiate a conversation with the congregation about God’s design for human sexuality. This blog post is intended to start the conversation Read More