Sherwood Oaks Blog

Dinosaurs in the Bible: Curious Questions

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Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

My opinion is that dinosaurs were likely present on earth at the same time as the rest of creation, humans included.  They were part of God’s creation.  Here are a few thoughts to consider.  Since dinosaur bones have been discovered in recent times that contain soft tissue...

Minute Message September 7

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

Listen to the audio It has been wisely said, “Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at something that doesn’t really matter”.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian church with a minute message. For many, Labor Day is simply the...

CQ: Balancing Kids' Schedules and Church

Posted by Amy Lanham on

How do I balance the commitments of children's activities (sports) while putting God first? How do you make the choice to skip weekend tournaments to attend service every Sunday when your child's absence is viewed as a non-commitment to the team? How do handle the commitment to team and the...

MInute Message August 31

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

Listen to the audio Viewing nature around us through the eyes of a child is refreshing.  Children are filled with an insatiable sense of curiosity at God’s creation; their eyes still get wide, they still gasp with surprise, they still squeal with delight.  My grandchildren are...

Flood Relief

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We've watched as Harvey's destruction grew this week and knew we needed to do something. Sherwood Oaks is partnering with IDES (International Disaster Emergency Service) to raises funds and make a difference to the greater Houston area. You can support this effort in numerous ways. Give...

Why Pray?: Curious Questions

Posted by Claudia Mitchell on

If God already has a plan for us, why bother asking for physical needs in prayer? Good Question.   It feels like training for a game that has already happened!  First of all, we have to accept on some level that there is a mystery about all of this we’re just not going to...

Evolution & The Bible: Curious Questions

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Posted by Jeremy Earle on

How is the reality of the evolution of plant and animal species, we being one such evolved animal, comport with the Bible? The struggle to reconcile faith and science is not new as we might sometimes think. And for our day, there is perhaps no greater point of tension within this arena...

Two events to go to in College Ministry

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Coming up in CYA Ministry at Sherwood Oaks Below are two events coming up. We hope you can make it to one or both! We hope you can join us for our 12 week study! From door #2 go up the stairs. Pass the restrooms and room 362 is the second door on the right.   We're having a cookout for...

Minute Message August 24

Posted by Tom Ellsworth on

Listen to the audio Jeff Cooper wrote, “Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands.”  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration...

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