Month: March 2016

He is Risen: the Easter Sermon

empty-tomb1On this Easter day, one of the most holy days in the Christian calendar, Bob tells the story of the risen Christ; with the help of a few other members of the leadership and congregation.

1 Corinthians 15 – The Resurrection of Christ

Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain.

3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance[a]: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, 5 and that he appeared to Cephas,[b] and then to the Twelve. 6 After that, he appeared to more than five hundred of the brothers and sisters at the same time, most of whom are still living, though some have fallen asleep. 7 Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles, 8 and last of all he appeared to me also, as to one abnormally born.

 

 

Palm Sunday Sermon: From Glory to Shame

3-20-2016 BobK_TN3March 20th, 2016 – In this sermon, Bob Kolodner takes us on an awesome, wonderful, terrible journey with our savior Christ Jesus. With Palm Sunday upon us we turn our thoughts to the meaning of Easter.   The scripture Bob shares with us is perfect for our preparations to celebrate the resurrection.  He brilliantly organizes the scripture into chronological order.  Thus we are able to not just understand the story, but feel and, almost live the story.

Watch this video and be taken on a perplexing journey that starts with Jesus’ glorious arrival in Jerusalem, and ends with His tragic and unjust demise on a Roman cross. How could this happen to the Son of God, and who was responsible? Was it Pontius Pilate, was it Judas? Was it the crowds that were just so fickle, or was it the high priests that poisoned the minds of the crowds?

 

 

Marty and Louise Koonce – e-newsletter from Rwanda

For those of you who didn’t catch this on their Facebook page, it is our pleasure to post this e-newsletter link to the church web site and share the latest news and events being reported by Marty and Louise Koonce from Rwanda.  Click the link below to learn about Kumva 2016, the ATN’s new cultural center in Bugasera, sports and community development and much more.

Marty and Louise Koonce – e-newsletter

Here at home we are keeping the Koonce family in our hearts and prayers as they do such wonderful work for our Lord and the people of Rwanda.

Many thanks also to Diane Wheeler for providing this link.

This week’s sermon – no one could do the things you do

In this sermon, Bob Kolodner examines the details surrounding the miraculous signs that Jesus performed and how some people missed the point. When He gives sight to the blind, cures leprosy, calms epilepsy and fixes paralysis, what’s really going on here? What does all this prove?

To find out more, watch this sermon – no one could do the things you do!

 

The clock starts ticking – Messiah has come!

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In this sermon, Bob talks about the two events that launched Jesus’ ministry.  The hour glass has been turned, yet His time has not yet come.  Unfortunately there’s no video of this week’s sermon.  However you can still download and read Bob’s sermon notes using the large, green, Recent Sermon Notes download button to the right of this article.

This week also featured a brief double-act when Chris Abernethy joins Bob on stage, working together when the sermon reaches the part where Jesus reads from the scroll of the prophet Isaiah.

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Improve your Singing – April 23rd & 24th Singing Weekend

singersSinging Weekend with Training

Love singing and looking to improve a little perhaps?  Well then here’s some terrific news for you.  There is a planned singing/training weekend scheduled for April 23-24 at Warrenton Church of Christ.

For this event, we are blessed to be joined by Scott Lippiatt from the Glen Rock Church of Christ in PA.  Scott will help us improve our singing and teach us a new song or two.

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