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Pastor Tim is Retiring form Westside Bible ChurchSunday greetings everyone!

On Sundays, I often share with you the audio recording of my sermon from the previous weekend. However, today I have news to share with you.

On October 31, at the end of 21 years as pastor, I will be retiring from Westside Bible Church. In recent months, Susan and I have increasingly sensed God’s leading to pursue and develop ministry to refugees and persecuted Christians. At the same time, I have also increasingly sensed Westside’s need for someone with different strengths than me to serve as pastor.

If you are curious to read my retirement letter, you will find it at:
www.westsidefamily.org/news/pastor-tim-is-retiring-from-westside

In other news, you've probably heard that on Monday there is going to be an eclipse in North America. Remember, don't look at the eclipse without proper eye protection and don't look at it with the kind of protection that Fernando used the last time. You'll see what I mean if you check out "Eclipse Seat Viewing Filter" at:
www.cybersalt.org/funny-pictures/eclipse-seat-viewing-filter 

In the meantime, enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

chicken and aaron Oh look, Chicken Thursday.

I asked for chicken pictures last week and I got some chicken pictures! Today's Chicken Thursday shoutout is to Sharon who sent this picture of her grandson Aaron playing with his chicken in a snow tunnel. While I have a few more pictures in the queue, feel free to send more to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In other Cybersalt news, I had a real treat today when Cybersaltines Bill and Beth Romahn connected with me during their West Coast travels. Bill contacted me some time ago about wanting to give me his collection of emergency humour reserves from his speech writing days. Amongst many things, he used to write speeches for the Minister of Agriculture when Pierre Trudeau (Justin's dad for you young Canucks) was Prime Minister. Having said that (and lost half of my Canadian readers who just deleted this e-mail), it was nice to sit down with Beth and Bill and talk a little bit of Cybersalt and a bunch of life.
Bill and Beth Romahn

Enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

Picture of poor children - A sermon about faith and worksSunday greetings everyone!

Here's what is new on the Cybersalt Site.

After you place your faith in Jesus, it's time to live a life of see, pray, and do. You can learn more about that in my message from last week when you listen to "See, Pray, Do" at:
www.westsidefamily.org/messages/see-pray-do

Rev. James Snyder had to spill a lot of ink before his blood could be taken for tests. You can read "The Endless Flow of Ink" at:
www.cybersalt.org/gods-penman/the-endless-flow-of-ink

Enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

A picture of Roger's chickens. Oh look, Chicken Thursday - and a big shoutout to subscriber Shelia Heil who sent in a picture of her brother's chickens! Not only was that fun, but I got a good laugh out of the filename for the picture: "Roger's Chickens 2017.jpg." Lol, I'm already excited to see what they look like in 2018.

I'm almost afraid to make this a thing, but what the heck. Do you or someone close to have chickens? I guess you better send me a picture of them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!

Enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

A sermon about how imitation is part of Christian life.Sunday greetings everyone!

Imitation is an important part of Christian life. You can learn more about that in my message from last week when you listen to "Imitation Instead of Idolization" at:
www.westsidefamily.org/messages/imitation-instead-of-idolization

Rev. James Snyder got as much fun as one could get out of a discount when recently out for dinner, celebrating his and his wife's birthday. You can read "A Discount by Any Other Name" at:
www.cybersalt.org/gods-penman/a-discount-by-any-other-name

Enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

Funny Picture of a Melting Ice Cream Truck Oh look, Chicken Thursday!

It's pretty hot here at Cybersalt World Headquarters so today I've reviving this great summertime funny picture. You'll find "No Ice Cream" at:
www.cybersalt.org/funny-pictures/no-ice-cream

Enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

aspirationSunday greetings everyone!

When we look to people and their example of faith we should respond with aspiration - not admiration. My message from last week is up on the Westside Bible Church site and you can listen to "Aspiration Instead of Admiration" at:
www.westsidefamily.org/messages/aspiration-instead-of-admiration

The summer sun has Rev. James Snyder remembering his honeymoon sunburn in Niagara Falls and how he discovers God's love for him though "all things." You can read "As Summers Go, This One Is Going" at:

www.cybersalt.org/gods-penman/as-summers-go-this-one-is-going

Enjoy the rest of today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

Cybersalt Grandchild number 3 Oh look, Chicken Thursday!

On December 24th Grandma Cybersalt and I found out grandchild #3 was on the way and on this past Monday (July 25th) we got to meet . . . . . . . HER!

Introducing Naomi Alice Driver, born at 5:19am on July 25. 7lbs 7oz, 20.5 inches and - for those who know to ask - with nothing extra to report. Congratulations to the new parents Esther Driver and Joshua Driver.

Enjoy today's mailing!

~ Pastor Tim

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Stories of the difference that Jesus Christ
makes in a life given to Him.

Pastor Ti has done some car racing so here's a look back and the career of "The Pastor of Disaster."

 


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