Coppertop Sermons

For Good

Sermon preached May 29, 2011

Text: I Peter 3:13-22

There is an old story and my apologies if you have heard this one before. A chicken and a pig were grateful for the home given them by a local farmer and they decided they wanted to do something nice for him. They thought about

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Look at You!

Sermon preached May 22, 2011

Texts: I Peter 2:9-10; John 14:1-14

Well, here we are. The beginning of the end did not happen yesterday as predicted by Oakland Pastor Harold Camping. Yesterday was supposed to be the Rapture, that event that certain Christians believe in where believers are taken from the earth to avoid

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Confirmed for Life

Sermon preached May 15, 2011

Text: John 10:1-10

Picture this. You are riding in an old West stagecoach. Suddenly, a man riding a horse pulls up to the left side of the stagecoach, and a riderless horse pulls up on the right. The man leans down, pulls open the door, and jumps off his

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When Jesus Shows Up

Sermon preached May 8, 2011
First United Methodist Church, Duluth

Text: Luke 24:13-35

Play the first part of “You’re So Vain” Carly Simon

Do you know people like that, who could walk into a party like they were walking on to a yacht, people who seem to light up a room when they

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Spirit of Peace

Sermon preached May 1, 2011

Text: John 20:19-23

Children’s Sermon

Begin with a demonstration of rapidly preparing for airline security.

I don’t mean to boast, but I am really good at this, and you know why? I don’t want to be that guy that fumbles and stumbles and holds up the line. I want

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