Coppertop Sermons

What ‘Good is Faith?

Sermon preached October 25, 2009

Texts: Mark 10:46-52

What do poetry and quiche have in common? Real men avoid both! I came up a little dry this week on humor, and I thought that was better than, “How does a poet sneeze?” “Haiku!”
I am going to begin this morning with a poem,

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One Up

Sermon preached October 18, 2009

Texts: Mark 10:35-45

Play: Jean Knight, “Mr. Big Stuff”

So do you think this might be what the other disciples were saying to James and John – “who do you think you are, Mr. Big Stuff?” They were angry, for James and John had the audacity to

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Money For Nothing

Sermon preached October 11, 2009

Texts: Mark 10:17-31; Hebrews 4:12

There is a bit of a Beatles renaissance these days. Late last month the entire Beatles catalog was re-released in a re-mastered version. A video-game version of Beatles songs was also released the same day – and all things Beatles seem to be selling

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Open Marriage

Sermon preached October 4, 2009

Texts: Mark 10:2-16

This morning we are celebrating World Communion Sunday, that special day once a year when many Christians throughout the world all share communion in their respective worship services. It might be a good day to talk about communion in the church, but we are not going

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