Showing posts with label discipleship. Show all posts
Showing posts with label discipleship. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Beatitudes Week 4

Tonight we pick up where we left off with the Beatitudes in Matthew 5, beginning with verse 6. Come join us at 8 p.m. Say hi when you arrive. All are welcome.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Inspiration and Advice on Navigating and Surviving the Pandemic Rise.


Here are links to videos and articles appearing on the Lansdowne Baptist Church Facebook page and on this blog site. We hope you find these helpful. We will get through this together. 

Countering Hate: https://fb.watch/1PzN3ZwNYv/

Helping Children Cope with COVID-19 Stress: https://fb.watch/1PzZkOlA1o/

Assumptions We Make: https://fb.watch/1PA6CNTu-0/

Loneliness: https://fb.watch/1PA9J0GAfH/

Dealing with Fear: https://fb.watch/1PAfes7-Sx/

Attitude of Gratitude: https://fb.watch/1PAj7pTfgz/

Slowing Down: https://fb.watch/1PApNMYjbi/

Doing What’s Right: https://fb.watch/1PAyYljRNV/

Who Is Our Refuge: https://fb.watch/1PASVi1MaO/

Mastering Ourselves During the Pandemic: https://fb.watch/1PAX-E6jk0/

How the Virus Stole Easter: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Flansdownebaptistchurch.blogspot.com%2F2020%2F04%2Fhow-virus-stole-easter-by-kristi-bothur.html&h=AT2feQQ8-fEqMvCghctDOrK6geMW6udZrjYy3--qehRVvNYVNeBSKJBpzKPUFFgKLyZwPFkto5Ng7PkyZ0_5wYzUPNXToNK82h68Fil7J7BIuMvNJQkAAa1-mv9IGFZ7KzACAHBVhZIBEa-ey0em&s=1

Generosity: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Flansdownebaptistchurch.blogspot.com%2F2020%2F04%2Freflecting-on-generosity-proverbs-1223.html&h=AT0H5NyRmU6yv7ujzxMhnhUmHXc8OvVEFhOSqu63Gte56sRmz7RODfawt3b17SWF0r6MTMSLApzv2PsNdnBBWq7YNykiwM72wo_1m-D13KbV2YtssrlUaPkGAPAsIWtDxw6kBM_GHeCsRtTIkD4R&s=1

Giving and Receiving: https://www.facebook.com/100005611514981/videos/1359811350882569/

Spring Has a Story to Tell Us: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Flansdownebaptistchurch.blogspot.com%2F2020%2F03%2Fjohn-11-5-in-beginning-was-word-and_27.html&h=AT3GF_VW0nXOPJbK_lrEVdUkj81mlFpL4VYoypboiBkI2q2R0w5y45rU_PbE34gSeayux6z2VO7_Qiy4x3yX11LDbibLcl7lzx603OUpNQMD5g3rOtDNCESBvI_D8RcX4Sd9ehQrip4_6GORyXbm&s=1

Don’t Live in Fear: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Flansdownebaptistchurch.blogspot.com%2F2020%2F03%2Fdont-live-in-fear.html&h=AT0iuih1r1f5xA-u0QkW5vBKfnZFmw4yaGbJCU9a0EDxT7HiBW0b5aQm_ibhafx-hwnY9CefGybKkOCAZHZCx2Z8El563zpFgjpOaE4EkgN7ALK2tE9TbmJ1xGV_PdEsjYfTsDkuCdZDHwGNdrij&s=1

We’ve Been Here Before: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fyoutu.be%2FBveXvC_UVyc&h=AT1CXGKG5auHM1ywc1PXo-KX8VFYQmW3wkt6bwgavC-z_sh2iLKBWBfLNQXify9s_2KXwGOaUchvPljUdPNxrGwJ0wUrMAFUYKa9W3S1BebQKyi2qI8Um-eWW04oZz_16NB5nDf7hDBLH9vt4k9q&s=1

ABCUSA Together: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Flansdownebaptistchurch.blogspot.com%2F2020%2F09%2Fabcusa-together.html&h=AT3zgy1FsI9vgSJskgP1E6AISQxtxnyUd9mwfdjkkRFnR9p9BbJwptrgdJWd9ssuJLOz_z-ltdiF_EDbJIdeF9LYI2wPnXv8Yme4HQtVW6i-VwPotO_R6BlovqFD0Gu6bcUqFV5ao9aMZfcuLK_a&s=1

Seniors Seeking Inexpensive Internet Access: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Flansdownebaptistchurch.blogspot.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fseniors-seeking-internet-access.html&h=AT1x7RfGwcj60t8GvTiuZZrRsx70Zm_HuM-EK7sTaNYvcLdcP77FAL30iU6u0dyxLNJMUOSHJj5i2Ok09CRAIiEYcr3j5ygySlOA5HHd4e1GrrrH9K95J90_YLNBLkpIyKpC0lqXwLChUc2Xu5MJ&s=1

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Be Prepared

This is the sermon for Sunday, November 8, 2020, based on Matthew 25:1-13, the story of the wise and foolish bridesmaids. This story gives us compelling evidence on why we should choose the path of the wise, and what that means for our walk in faith. Come and watch. All are invited.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Beatitudes Week 3

Tonight we pick up where we left off with the Beatitudes in Matthew 5, beginning with verse 5. Come join us at 8 p.m. Say hi when you arrive. All are welcome

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Ownership



This is the sermon from October 4, 2020, based on Matthew 21:33-46. This is Jesus' parable about the landowner who builds a vineyard and the troublesome tenants who will not give the owner the part of the harvest that is due to him. It has a lot to say about us, about our relationship with God, and what God expects from us. Come and watch. All are invited

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Sunday Worship July 12 2020

Worship service for Sunday, July 12, 2020, in which we examined the lives of two fueding brothers Esau and Jacob from Genesis 25:22-34. We see how God takes an active role in human history, encouraging us to move toward a fuller, richer life walking more closely with God while never removing from us our freedom to choose. It is a complicated story with complicated applications to life in this world today. We sang favorite hymns and shared our joys and concerns. 

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All are welcome and invited to join our Sunday services. This week we had to record the entire service as our live streaming computer wore out. Hopefully it will be replaced in time for next Sunday's service. 

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Bible Study: Mark, Week 15



This week we explored Jesus' arrest, trial and execution and what it all means for us today. Come and watch. All are invited. If you wish to join us, next Tuesday evening at 8 p.m., we'll be covering Jesus' burial and resurrection, with all its amazing implications for us today. Subscribe and become a regular at the J.S. Brooks YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBxxX5sENGIcCowZ314locA We meet Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. .

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Bible Study: Mark, Week 13



Tuesday, April 7, at 8 p.m., we picked up where we left off before Lent. We will be wrapping up our discussion of material leading up to the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus over the next few weeks.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Lenten Live Stream: Week 3, March 24, 2020



We are going to explore Jesus as a miracle worker this week and see what that means for us this Lenten season when so much has been tossed up in the air by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Update and Advice with Pastor Jeff



An update on how we'll handle Sunday's service in the age of coronavirus and how we handle uncertain times as Christ's followers.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Beyond Loaves and Fishes: Lenten Live Stream 2



On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, we continued our study of Jesus, using the book Jesus: The God Who Knows Your Name by Max Lucado. We explored Jesus as friend. He was a friend to his disciples, to the outcasts, to the overlooked, the powerless, and the lost. He is our friend as well. See what that means for us. If you like what you see and want to join in on Tuesday evenings, connecting with others interested in seeing how our faith is applicable to our daily lives and making a personal connection in the age of "social distancing," go to YouTube and subscribe at my J.S. Brooks channel and become part of the conversation. Here's the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBxxX5sENGIcCowZ314locA?view_as=subscriber. . ~Rev. Jeff Snyder

Monday, March 16, 2020

Meeting at the Well



Sermon for Sunday, March 15, 2020, based on John 4:7-14, the most complex story in the book of John, in which Jesus meets the Samaritan woman at the well. Life application connections made to the current coronavirus pandemic facing us all. This was an experiment (as so many pastors were making that Sunday) using Facebook Live for the first time. The recording you see here was made in parallel with that recording. That's why the angle and you see me looking between my computer screen (with camera and microphone) and my iPad with my sermon notes.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Facing Giants



The sermon for February 23, 2020, was based on 1 Samuel 17:41-49, the story of David and his confrontation with Goliath. Learn how David chose to face this challenge, how he had been trained for going up against a seasoned predator, and how faith assisted him. Come and watch. See how David's approach works in our world today. All are welcome.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Beyond Loaves and Fishes: Mark Week 11



On Tuesday evening, February 18, 2020, we rejoined the book of Mark with the feeding of the 5,000 in Mark 6:30-44. Come and see what this meant to everyone originally and what it means to us today. Join us on Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m., and enjoy the live experience. Now, we have the recent spate of bugs worked out and are back to technical difficulty free live streaming. Perseverance matters. All are welcome! ~Rev. Jeff Snyder

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Do Not Worry



Sermon for February 16, 2020, based on Matthew 6:25-27. Jesus teaches his followers not to worry. Here we explore what kind of worry Jesus' is talking about and how we might actually be able to pull ourselves away from the most destructive forms of anxiety we face. These words of Jesus' put the keys to freeing ourselves from the cage worry forms in our minds directly into our hands. The question is, will we use that key? Come and watch. All are welcome.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

This Little Light of Mine



The sermon for Sunday, February 9, 2020, was based on Matthew 5:13-16, Jesus' referring to his disciples as salt and light. We explored what this means for disciples today ... and what this has to do with a story from the late 1940s that most people know. Come and watch. All are invited.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Discipline Series -- Solitude



This sermon is based on Luke 22:39-46. Prior to every major event in his ministry and often during his work, Jesus would head off for times of solitude. Jesus would go into the wilderness and pray to God. Learn the advantages of solitude in our lives as well. All are welcome and everyone is invited to watch.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Discipline Series--Prayer



Sermon based on Philippians 4:4-7. Here we explore the power of prayer in our lives. We explore a bit of how to pray and why we should. Come along and watch, listen, and learn. All are welcome

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Do Not Be Afraid



Fear leads to hoarding. Hoarding leads to not loving neighbors and not sharing with others, breaking one great commandment ... perhaps two if you think about it. Learn how to liberate ourselves from hoarding stuff and acting like the rich fool of the parable. Life is a lot sweeter when we are fearless, bold, and live this little life of ours to the fullest. This is the sermon for August 11, 2019, based on Luke 12:32-40. Come and see what that means and how it's done. All are welcome. Join us Sunday mornings at Lansdowne Baptist Church in Lansdowne, PA, if you are in the area. 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

God's Double Portion



The sermon for Sunday, June 16, 2019, Father's Day, was based on 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14. This is the story of Elijah and Elisha, two faithful prophets of God in the 9th century BC. Elijah will pass the mantle of authority on to Elisha, to continue God's work in the world. We are called to work faithfully as well in God's service. Doing so, we receive from God a double portion of spiritual blessings to enable us to continue our work as faithfully as Elijah and Elisha. Come, watch, and see.