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Christmas Devos: God's Snowball

Posted by Darlene Clem on

My name is Chloe. I was rejected by my mother and raised by my grandfather. A major result of that rejection was an untamed youth and a false understanding of love. Although my grandfather was a devout Christian, he could not break down the barriers I built around my heart. Grandpa John passed...

Christmas Devos: The Hope of Life

Posted by Marsha Turner-Shear on

The Hope of LightKey Verse: Isaiah 9:2Scripture Reading: Matthew 4:1-17 A couple of years ago I decided to try teaching an evening class at Ivy Tech during the Spring semester, which runs from January to May. Even though I enjoyed my students in that evening class, I did not enjoy walking to my...

Christmas Devos: God's Word Will Not Return Void

Posted by Stuart Shear on

“So is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty,but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.” Isa 55:11 (NIV) Read: Psalm 91 It was 1989 and I was stationed at Camp Casey South Korea in the US Army. I was returning off...

Christmas Thoughts: Snowflakes

Posted by Vickie Carmichael on

Christmas Traditions are important in our family. We have passed down behaviors with special significance for as long as I can remember. It only takes one family member with passion to keep past traditions from becoming extinct. That person was my mother...and her mother before.  We love...

November News for Sherwood Kids!

Posted by Stephen Figert on

The holiday season is around the corner, and we're looking forward to sharing it with you all! So, check out the following important news to learn about upcoming family-friendly events and programs: Sherwood Kids' Pajama Day is this Sunday! Set your clocks back an hour before you go to bed on...

October 24 & 31 Minute Messages

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

October 24 Audio Author Sam Levenson wrote, “It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don't say it.” Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. We talk about wisdom being in short supply as if there was a...

October 10 & 17 Minute Messages

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

October 10 Listen to the Audio The word “autumn” – the formal word for this season – has its roots in the Latin but was first found in the English language in the 14th century. By the 17th century, however, so many people referred to the falling of the leaves or when...

October 3 Minute Message

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

October 3 Audio Pat Morley wrote, “Encouragement is food for the heart and every heart is a hungry heart.”   Encouragers pour hopeful words and bright smiles into the dull, overcast moments of life.  Do you know where we get our English word encourage?  It comes...

Creative Team Help Needed!

Posted by Alex Gurtcheff on

The Creative Team at Sherwood Oaks exists to collaboratively look at upcoming series, special days, and initiatives, and inject creativity to these plans. Through brainstorming and we will create and deliver these ideas to the Creative Leadership Team to carry out at their...

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