Coppertop Sermons

Sexy Sadie

Sermon preached March 20, 2011

Texts: Psalm 46 (Hymnal page 780)

Play a bit of The Beatles “Sexy Sadie.” Do any of you know who that song is about? Do any of you remember the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi? How about Transcendental Meditation? Beginning in the mid to late 1960s, Eastern forms of meditation became

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Because I Said So

Sermon preached March 13, 2011

Texts: I Thessalonians 5:12-17; Romans 8:26-27; Psalm 42:1-6a

This first part is just for parents. How many of you ever heard your parents say to you, “Because I said so”? And how many of you determined, when you heard that, that you would never use that phrase with your

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To the Cloud

Sermon preached on Transfiguration Sunday March 6, 2011

Texts: Exodus 24:12-18; Matthew 17:1-9

What are some of the annual events in your life?
Every year there are things that roll around, and some bring us joy and some we dread. Last Sunday was the Oscars – the Academy Awards, our family enjoys those.

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Dollars and Sense

Sermon preached February 27, 2011

Texts: Isaiah 49:8-16a; Matthew 6:24-34

A priest walked into a pub and was indignant to find so many of his parishioners there. He rounded them up and shepherded them into the church. Then he solemnly said, “All those who want to go to heaven, step over here to the

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