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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! In the busyness of the holiday, take time to pause today... to truly stop for a moment and praise the Lord for all he has done for us! He sustains us in the valleys and rejoices with us on the mountain top. And, most of all, he has given us the gift of salvation through his son, Jesus Christ. Praise Him! "Enter his gates with thanksgiving,     and his courts with praise!     Give thanks to him; bless his name!"... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, November 28, 2019
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Advent

The Western Avenue Advent devotionals start this week! Advent means "coming". Christ has come and is coming again. Advent is a season when we focus our hearts and minds on his coming. As we celebrate his coming as a baby at Christmas, we also anticipate his coming again in glory. During the four weeks leading up to Christmas, we will preach through several passages that describe why Jesus came.  We invite your family to join us during advent with advent family readings you can... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, November 25, 2019
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Zacchaeus

"Zacchaeus was a wee little man and a wee little man was he..." Last Sunday, we looked at the story of Zacchaeus and realized the children's song is really quite far from the truth of who Zacchaeus really was. Zacchaeus was a tax collector and really seen as quite a wicked and evil man. Through Jesus sharing the gospel with Zacchaeus, we see more truths to apply on our study of evangelism.  We must know the Gospel is for great, wicked, evil sinners. Zacchaeus was evil and... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Thursday, November 21, 2019
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It's Christmas Tickets Available

"It's Christmas!" tickets are available to order online ( https://www.westernavenue.org/its-christmas ) or at the church office. Start your holiday season with a worshipful experience to celebrate our Savior. "It's Christmas" is a musical and drama experience at Western Avenue Baptist Church. We invite all of our community to this special event. Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, November 11, 2019
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Meet Our Members: Jim and Kristi Mixson

This week we will get to know Jim and Kristi Mixson. The Mixsons have been married 28 years. They met six years before that when they both worked at Rose’s Dept. Store. The Mixsons have two children, Jay and Addison. Jay just recently got married and is an officer in the US Navy stationed at Cherry Point, NC. Addison is a junior at Wingate University majoring in communications and is a cheerleader.  Jim is currently Clerk of Superior Court in Iredell County... Read More
Posted by Meredith Collins at Monday, November 4, 2019
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