Coppertop Sermons

Got Any Change?

Sermon preached November 21, 2010

Texts: Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 19:1-10

November 29, 1978 I attended a concert at the old St. Paul Civic Center. It was a phenomenal concert by Bruce Springsteen. He and the E Street Band played with incredible energy for over two and a half hours. I was reminded of this

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The Seventy Minute Hour

Sermon preached November 14, 2010

Texts: Isaiah 65:17-25; Revelation 22:1-5

This past week we celebrated Veteran’s Day in our county – giving thanks to those who have served the United States in the military. Some churches have large wall plaques commemorating members who served in the military and lost their lives in the line

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Just This

Sermon preached November 7, 2010

Texts: Amos 5:24; Micah 6:8; Acts 4:32-38

This is the fifth of seven sermons on aspects of a vital Christian faith for the twenty-first century. The basis for the broad ideas in these sermons is found in Diana Butler Bass’ book Christianity For the Rest of Us, which 60-75

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The Wisdom of the Scarecrow

Sermon preached October 31, 2010

Texts: Philippians 4:8-9; Mark 7:31-37

Dorothy and her dog Toto are walking through Oz on the Yellow Brick Road, when they come to a fork in it. Pondering aloud to herself, Dorothy wonders which way to turn. Suddenly a voice – it is a nearby Scarecrow. The Scarecrow isn’t

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