Jesus wasn’t weak. He defied governments. He treated with terrorists. He advocated for the defenseless and combated the proud. Three times, in quick succession, the Pharisees accosted Christ only to receive sharp rebuke wrapped in brilliant rhetoric.
Following Jesus isn’t an invitation to grab your blanket and cuddle up by the fire. He is the fire, and he will burn off the sin that makes us weak-in-the-knees and soft-in-the-gut. This Sunday we’ll explore the source of Christ’s strength, and our own.Miss the most recent service? Get caught up here! http://westwinds.org/media/live/
Westwinds is here to shadow God, build the church, and heal the world.
Shadowing God reminds us that we must stay in step with God's plan for us as individuals. We are never fully formed; we are always works-in-progress. That work progresses only by staying in step with the Spirit and being constantly malleable and edited by God.
Building the church means we recognize that Christian spirituality is not an individual sport. Church is plural, and God's purposes for reconciliation involve us sorting out our relationships with the people around us.
Healing the world connotes the fact that our salvation is neither privatized or communized, but expressed most faithfully in mission. We invite the Spirit to change us and to create a holy community of similarly simultaneously changing people, so that together we can effect change in the world.
(NEAR) GENIUS BAR
The area formally known simply as the "coffee bar" is now known as the "(NEAR) GENIUS BAR. The Genius Bar will be staffed before, during, and after each meeting of The Cue with folks who are well informed about what is happening in all areas of Westwinds. Have a question about Kids' Journey, Student Journey or The Hub? Head to the bar. Want to know how to get involved in a Satellite? Talk to a (Near) Genius at the bar. Thinking about getting involved serving somewhere with a weekend Experience team? Someone at the bar would love to talk with you. Just have a general question about Westwinds or need to know how to contact someone? Boom! The bar is there for you. Stop by and check it out!
We have a ton of new satellite groups starting up. Interested in knowing how to be part of one of these fantastic groups? Please email email@example.com and Lori will get you on the right track!