Coppertop Sermons

Stepping Out

Sermon preached February 19, 2012

Texts: Colossians 2:6-7, 3:12-17; Luke 24:13-35

This morning I begin with two stories. Once upon a time there was an idyllic garden where human beings had all they would need for a wonderful life. The humans were good. The garden was good. The God who created it all was

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Say What?!

Sermon preached February 12, 2012

Texts: II Kings 5:1-14; Mark 1:40-45

Prolific Christian writer Philip Yancey, author of such works as What’s So Amazing About Grace?, The Jesus I Never Knew, and Prayer once wrote a book entitled Soul Survivor: how my faith survived the church. Ouch – how my faith survived the church.

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Extremely Lord and Incredibly Close

Sermon preached February 5, 2012

Texts: Colossians 1:15-20; Mark 1:29-39

Why are you a Christian? There are all kinds of ways to answer that question. Many of us become acquainted with the church through our families. We live in a country where the principle religion is Christianity. We might speak about some individual experience

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God is Love – So What?

Sermon preached January 29, 2012

Texts: John 4:9-26; I John 4:7-8

Not long ago, Steve Mattson posted a game on Facebook – find out the number one song the week you were born, see if you could find it on YouTube, and post the video to your Facebook site. Well, I discovered that my

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