EV Blog

When Evangelism is Worship, You Cannot Fail

Most of us hate failure. We prefer to do things we are good at so we have a higher chance of success. We tend to avoid things we are bad at because there is a higher chance of failure. I think this is one reason why it is so hard to evangelize. We think we might fail...

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What is a Baby Dedication?

Having set a date for the next baby dedication ceremony (October 22nd!), it seems like a good time to revisit why we do these in the first place! After all, it is not just helpful but usually encouraging to reflect on why we do what we do at West Hills. So, why do...

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Walk ‘n Roll with Joni and Friends

Joni and Friends is a global ministry which ministers to families with disabilities using the Gospel. They help in many practical ways, and are chiefly interested in the spiritual transformation Jesus can work in the life of any family, even those with disabilities....

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Mothering By Heart: An invitation

Motherhood is a high but difficult calling. Many days seem to blend together…the struggles of the heart and the unrelenting daily duties that can fill our lives with the blessings of little children at our feet can be a lonely task. Mothering By Heart is a wonderful...

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Books on My Desk – August

It's been a while! Here is what I'm reading this month for anyone who is interested!   Faith Speaking Understanding by Kevin VanHoozer - The author has proposed some interesting ideas in this short, dense, but very helpful work. He conceptualizes the church as a...

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