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December 28 Minute Message

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

Listen to Audio E.C. McKenzie wrote, “What the New year brings us will depend on what we bring to the New Year.” Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Our family tradition on New Year’s Day is to take down our Christmas...

December 21 Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio They were called Magi; highly educated men who were the astronomers of their Persian culture.  Most often we refer to them as the wise men.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Our knowledge of these star gazers...

December 14 Minute Message

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For most of us, nothing is more personal than our names.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Have you ever been addressed by the wrong name?  Awkward, isn’t it?  Do you ignore the mistake or correct the person?  And...

CYA CSF 2018 Missions Information

Posted by Jeremy Earle on

Where:  Mexico || Amor Ministries & Family Camp Serve Team When:   June 15-23 Cost:      $600 + round trip airfare to San Diego   This trip is a reboot of an old college ministry favorite here at Sherwood Oaks. Amor Ministries is a border...

December 7 Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio The first snow of the season is like a fresh start – everything feels new and clean again.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message.  Wilson Bentley loved snow.  When the flurries began to fall the Vermont...

November 30 Minute Message

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Listen to Audio Nutritionists recommend that we drink lots of water daily for a healthy life. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. We are surrounded by water – 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by it.  Sixty percent of our...

November 23 Minute Message

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Listen to Audio Consider the wisdom of this American proverb, “Be thankful if your life is a little harder than you like.  A knife can’t be sharpened on a piece of velvet.”   Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute...

International Thanksgiving Update!

Posted by Elan Rajamani on

I just want to give a short update on Thanksgiving Hospitality. Thanks to all of you for being positive and supportive of the change in focus for Thanksgiving with international students this year. Some had expressed disappointment that we were not having our usual big Thanksgiving Dinner but...

November 16 Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio Life-changing moments most often happen when you least expect them.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Indiana native, Lew Wallace, was a musician, attorney and state senator who gained national fame during the...

Seeking Contentment

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Over the weekend, we talked about Settling for Less and finding contentment in our lives. Check out the service here if you missed it! Here's the challenge for you this week: Slow down – easier said than done.  I’m not very patient behind a slower moving car, but often when I...

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