Coppertop Sermons

Sermon preached December 28, 2014

Texts: Luke 2:22-40

Derek and the Dominoes, “Keep On Growing”

I am thinking I could not have chosen a worse sermon title for today – “keep on growing” – really!? I don’t know about you but a lot of the growth that happens to me this time of

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Hopes and Fears

Christmas Eve, December 24, 2014

Texts: Isaiah 9:2-7; Isaiah 11:1-9; Luke 2:1-20


Those who know me know I really like music.  You know that I often use music to start a sermon, playing a cd or my i pod. But it’s Christmas Eve, and playing an i pod, well, it just seems like I

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Back to the Future

Sermon preached November 30, 2014

Text: Isaiah 64:1-9; Mark 13:24-37

Late last week I received a mailing from the General Board of Pensions and Health Benefits of The United Methodist Church.  This is not surprising as this is the group with which I have my pension.  I expected it to be general information about the

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The Long and Winding Road

Sermon preached November 23, 2014

Text: Matthew 25:1-13


The Beatles, “The Long and Winding Road”

O.K.  You would have expected this song from me today.  No surprises.  I bet you would have been surprised, though, had I taken the advice of some of my colleagues and friends and posted on our sign

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