Coppertop Sermons

How Odd

Sermon preached September 21, 2014

Texts: Exodus 16:2-15; Matthew 20:1-16


“How Odd” Power Point with

How odd.  A while back I was reading some essays by E.B. White, the author of Stuart Little and Charlotte’s Web, who was also an essayist and editor and contributor to The New Yorker.  In one of

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Dancing With the Cows

Sermon preached September 14, 2014

Texts: Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35


Groucho Marx – what a comedian.  I could dance with you till the cows come home. On second thought, I’d rather dance with the cows and you’ll come home.  In that same film, Duck Soup (1933), Groucho Marx’s character, Rufus T. Firefly is greeted

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Rocking Without Capsizing

Sermon preached September 7, 2014

Texts: Romans 13:8-10; Matthew 18:15-20

Hues Corporation, “Rock the Boat”

I have had a few conversations in recent weeks with young adults who are not all that charged up about becoming “adult.”  With the freedoms and choice that come with adulthood there are also new responsibilities to assume

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I Want To Take You Higher, part 2

Sermon preached  August 31, 2014

Texts: Romans 12:9-21

Romans 12:9-21: New Revised Standard Version and The Message

Let love be genuine.

Love from the center of who you are; don’t fake it.

Hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good.

Run for dear life from evil; hold on for dear life to good.

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