Coppertop Sermons

Motown Sandwich

Sermon preached June 28, 2009

Text: Mark 5:21-43

One of the joys of life for me is the discovery of writings that move me – that stir my heart, my mind, my soul, my imagination. Last summer I read Ernest Becker’s The Denial of Death and found it an incredibly rich work on human

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Early Rock n Roll

Sermon preached June 21, 2009
Text: I Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-23, 32-49

Do you ever find that things you once really liked don’t have the same appeal to you they once did, or that things you once dismissed in some way now are objects of greater appreciation? When I was a kid, I loved

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Dust in the Wind

Sermon preached June 14, 2009

Text: Mark 4:26-34

It has been awhile since I have attended the Tuesday morning Men’s Group here at church. During the school year I drive Sarah to school on my way to the church, and the group meets earlier than I am able to attend. School is out, so

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The New Late Show With

Sermon preached June 7, 2009

Texts: Isaiah 6:1-8; John 3:1-17

Late night television is changing. This week, in its fifty-fifth year on the air, The Tonight Show, changed hosts. Only five men have been the regular hosts of this program in its long history: Steve Allen, Jack Parr, Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, and now

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Winged and Wild Wind

Sermon preached Pentecost Sunday May 31, 2009

Text: Acts 2:1-21

Today is Pentecost Sunday, and I want to talk about Spirit, about wind, but I don’t intend to be long-winded.
Let’s begin with an experiment. As you are able fold your hands together. Notice which thumb is closest to you. Now fold them

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