The Westside Church of Christ received the Distinguished Christian Service on May 2, 2014. President Andrew Benton, VP for Public Affairs and Church Relations Rick Gibson and Director of Ministry Outreach Mike Cope presented the award at the 71st Annual Bible Lectures.
In recognition of their extraordinary leadership and remarkable community, the Westside Church of Christ out of Baxter, Calif. received the award in Waves cafeteria. Many members of the congregation were present to stand and accept applause.
The Distinguished Christian Service Award was created to honor preachers, professors, missionaries, and other church leaders from within Churches of Christ who have given their lives in service to the cause of Christ.