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Minute Message September 28

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Listen to the Audio Research indicates that the average person laughs over 500,000 times in a lifetime but cries only 3,000 times or less.  Hi I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. If those statistics, which are based on averages, are even...

Minute Message September 21

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Listen to the Audio “Every word is a seed.  If you plant crab apples, don’t count on harvesting Golden Delicious.”  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message.  Autumn makes its grand entrance this week and I’ve...

Minute Message September 14

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Listen to the Audio Legendary coach Vince Lombardi said, “Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.” Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message.  Every...

Dinosaurs in the Bible: Curious Questions

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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

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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...

MInute Message August 31

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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...

Minute Message August 24

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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...

Minute Message August 17

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Listen to the Audio C.D. Jackson wrote, “Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.” The same is true for our children.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message.  Just last week one of our granddaughters entered second...

June 22 Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio Is close enough really good enough? You know what they say, “almost only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and skunks. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Whatever happened to the virtue of giving one hundred...

June 15 Minute Message

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The stripes of red symbolize valor, and the white, hope. Together they number thirteen, representing the original 13 colonies. The blue corner represents truth and loyalty. And stars were chosen as symbolic of a new constellation – a new nation was born. You know it as Old Glory, the Stars...

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