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September 11 Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio Human biology creates a brain, but God creates the mind and soul. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from the Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. The brain is an incredible organ. Believe it or not, it is comprised of about 75% water! Your brain consists of about...

Tom's Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio Some historical achievements are monumental in the length of time required to accomplish them. In 1337 England and France engaged in a 116 year conflict that would be remembered as the Hundred Years War. Four thousand Egyptians labored 20 years to build Pharaoh Khufu’s...

New Series: Cross Training

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This weekend kicks off our new series, Cross Training: Five Steps to a Stronger Faith. Here is a little bit of what we'll be talking about for the next five weeks. September 7: Eat Healthy – Food for one’s spirit is as important as food for the stomach. What kind of “soul...

Tom's Minute Message

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Listen to Audio Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.” Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Life in the waters around Antarctica is impossible for many creatures...

Tom's Minute Message (August 21)

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When looking for happiness, most people focus on themselves. We tend to believe that contentment comes from satisfying our own wants, but in reality it’s just the opposite. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Focus your attention on...

Tom's Minute Message (August 7)

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The cadence of a gentle summer rain can be peaceful but add crashing thunder, blowing wind and jagged streaks of lightening, and it becomes a frightful storm. What do you do when the mentally, emotionally, and spiritually storms turn your life into a chaotic mess? Hi I’m Tom Ellsworth from...

Tom's Minute Message (July 31)

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Listen to Audio In many ways, life is exciting because of the endless procession of amazing moments.  What’s more, some of the most wonderful moments have come disguised as pleasant surprises. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute...

Tom's Minute Message

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Listen to Audio How good are you at keeping a secret? Hi, I'm Tom Ellsworth from the Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. For centuries, those that worked in espionage were always creating new ways to conceal their important messages. One of the earliest spy tools devised by...

A Minute with Tom (June 26)

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Listen to the Audio On occasion, a forgotten a dollar bill in my pants pocket has survived a trip through the washer and the dryer. I am always amazed how clean that bill looks after it’s been washed. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute...

A Minute with Tom (June 12)

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note: Every Thursday Tom posts a minute message that is later heard on the radio on local radio stations. What follows is the content of that message. Listen to the Audio   Betsy Ross often told her children and grandchildren the story of the fateful day in May, 1776 when three members...

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