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A series of live recordings of Sandy Kress' weekly teaching at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, covering a range of topics including the Hebrew Bible, other sacred material, and various religious subjects.

Supplementary materials for each episode can be found on https://www.thirdwell.org/ under the episode's relevant category.

Sharing the Sacred Sandy Kress

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A series of live recordings of Sandy Kress' weekly teaching at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, covering a range of topics including the Hebrew Bible, other sacred material, and various religious subjects.

Supplementary materials for each episode can be found on https://www.thirdwell.org/ under the episode's relevant category.

    Lessons in the Talmud: Pirkei Avot (Part 1)

    Lessons in the Talmud: Pirkei Avot (Part 1)

    Sandy Kress and the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church continue their study of God's teachings in the Bible. This week, the class begins a discussion on a new topic: the Talmud. This collection of Jewish law and legend holds valuable lessons for all of us, even in the modern-day. In this episode, the class starts a two-week discussion of Pirkei Avot, "The Sayings of the Fathers." They talk about the fascinating ethical, legal, and moral lessons which the book holds.

    • 56 min
    Leadership in the Bible: Solomon, Elijah, Elisha, and Josiah

    Leadership in the Bible: Solomon, Elijah, Elisha, and Josiah

    Sandy Kress and the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church continue their study of God's teachings in the Bible. This week, the class concludes its 6-week discussion of several great leaders in the Bible. The focus of this episode is on a few notable Biblical leaders: Solomon, Elijah, Elisha, and Josiah.

    • 58 min
    Leadership in the Bible: King David

    Leadership in the Bible: King David

    Sandy Kress and the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church continue their study of God's teachings in the Bible. This week, the class continues its 6-week discussion of several great leaders in the Bible. The focus of this episode is on the later years of King David's life - on his difficulties in life, and on his ultimate successes.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Leadership in the Bible: Young David

    Leadership in the Bible: Young David

    Sandy Kress and the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church continue their study of God's teachings in the Bible. This week, the class continues its 6-week discussion of several great leaders in the Bible. The focus of this episode is on the earlier years of King David's life, and on the character traits he displayed which qualified him for leadership. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Leadership in the Bible: Judges

    Leadership in the Bible: Judges

    Sandy Kress and the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church continue their study of God's teachings in the Bible. This week, the class continues its 6-week discussion of several great leaders in the Bible. The focus of this episode is on examples of leadership in Judges and 1st Samuel. They examine both the strengths of the best judges and the weaknesses of those judges who fell short.

    • 1 hr
    Leadership in the Bible: Joshua

    Leadership in the Bible: Joshua

    Sandy Kress and the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church continue their study of God's teachings in the Bible. This week, the class continues its 6-week discussion of several great leaders in the Bible. The focus of this episode is on Joshua, whose only aspiration was his service to God, and the lessons we can learn from his life.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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