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Marriage Series: Lady Mae and the Power of Prayer

Part II of our series on marriage features our beloved First Lady Mae L. Blake, who shares with us the power and value of prayer in keeping a marriage strong. To You, O Lord, I lift up my soul – Psalm 25:1 Praying is one of the most important things that we can do because […]

Dr. Judith McAllister: We Shall Overcome

We have come, over a way that with tears has been watered. We have come, treading our path through the blood of the slaughtered, Out from the gloomy past, till now we stand at last Where the white gleam of our bright star is cast. -From “Lift Every Voice and Sing”, the Negro National Anthem, by  James […]

Inspiration: You Can Make A Difference

If  you were told that you could end a war, would you believe it?  If you were told that you could save the world from hatred, hurt and pain, or that you are the cure to the cancer that’s spreading throughout our society, would you doubt it? It’s overwhelming for us to believe that we, alone, can make a […]

10 Healthy Juicing and Smoothie Recipes for Consecration

We’re down to the last few days of the annual January Consecration, but it’s never too late to begin a healthier lifestyle. We’ve complied some popular fruit and vegetable juice and smoothie combinations to inspire you.  Try these, or create your own! “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits” – […]

Elder Charles Blake II: Our Double Political Identity

Republican? Democrat? Conservative? Liberal? In this installment of The Elder’s Corner, Elder Charles Blake II discusses the dichotomy of being a Black Christian in political – and often polarized – America. By Elder Charles Blake II Since the November election, I’ve been in a number of places with those both inside and outside the African […]

West Angeles Celebrates Bishop’s 48 Years of Service

Deacon David Moore and the congregation of West Angeles Church of God In Christ celebrate Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake’s 48 years of excellence in service on Sunday, January 8, 2017. (Please click the images below to enlarge gallery). 48 Years…that’s a long time on a job. A long time to serve with excellence. When […]

Elder Owens: The Top 5 Christmas Myths Debunked

Do you know the true origins of Christmas? The Christmas tree? Or Santa Claus? In this edition of the Elders’ Corner, Elder Oscar Owens reveals the origins of the Christmas celebration, as well some of its myths and traditions. Santa Claus and Christmas trees, holly wreaths and poinsettias, colored lights and joyous carols, endless shopping […]

The​ ​W.A.Y. – ​How​ ​Do​ ​You​ ​Share​ ​The​ ​Good​ ​News? 

By Minister Donnie Briggs   Television, the internet, and social media can take a large share of our lives.  But have we become too busy to share the goodness of God with others?  Please join Westa.org and the West Angeles Youth Bible Study Group as we explore the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Roman church, and its impact […]

Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. is Re-elected as COGIC Presiding Bishop

Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., Pastor of West Angeles Church of God In Christ, has been re-elected for a 3rd term to the Highest Office of the Church of God In Christ – the largest African-American denomination in the world.   Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr. was reinstated as the Presiding Bishop of the Church […]

Children’s Ministry: Spending Time With God

Westa.org welcomes a new contributor: The Children’s Ministry!  Join us as we share inspiration for you and your little ones to help keep them fortified in the Lord. Before you go to school each day, remember to keep Jesus first! Start each day with a “Good Morning Jesus!” and remember to spend time with God. […]