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Sermon Archive

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Doing More With Less Many believe that it takes lots of money to make a difference in the world. Here is the moving story of a young woman who did a whole lot with very little.

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The Purim-Passover Connection Exactly 30 days separate these two holidays but they share a common theme that connects them one to the other, and to the way we look at life everyday.

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Offerings of the Heart Over 2,000 years ago, a Jew would bring an offering to the Temple, often in the form of a living animal that would be sacrificed.  Today, we leave our sheep and goats at home, but we bring something else. Do you know what it is?

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The Value of Organized Religion (even if it is disorganized) Many people think of “Organized Religion” as a bad thing. Here are a few reasons as to why it just might be a bit more useful than many think.

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The Hidden Secret of the Ten Plagues (it is hiding in plain sight) It’s easy to think of the Ten Plagues of the Passover story has just a bunch of punishments meted out to a misbehaving Pharaoh. No so! As you will hear, there is a pattern and a purpose to the plagues, and surprisingly (or perhaps not) they have profound meaning in our lives today.

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The Work Never Ends The struggle to make this world a better place for everyone is one that is ongoing. In fact, it probably will never end. Listen to how the daughters of Zelophehad (listen to this audio and you will learn who he – or more importantly – who is daughters were) and how their story resonates with the ongoing struggle for equal rights in this country.

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Wrapping Yourself In Something Other Than Clothes How we dress is important, but there is something else that we wear every day that actually matters more.