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Kings Crossing Church of Christ
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414
615-847-2386

About Mark
  • Education: B.A. in Biblical Languages from Harding University (2004) MDiv from the Harding University Graduate School of Religion (2011) DMin from Lipscomb University (Graduating 2016)
  • Experience: Here is my attempt at collecting and sharing wisdom from experience: http://marksadams.blogspot.com/2015/08/today-is-my-35th-birthday.html
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I try to keep my sermons deeply rooted in the Biblical text. I try to stay actively involved in the lives of my congregation so I know how best to invite them into God's vision for our church.
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Newest Sermons

  • A Living Legacy

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2015
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    Sixth in a series on Elisha. Elisha's ministry was to establish a zone of milk and honey in a land of death and bloodshed. Ultimately, God works all things together for good in God's own time. We live as people of the Resurrection.

    SLIDE: Cave > Elijah’s ordination of 3 Last view of Elisha’s life, many of the events go back to the early ministry of his mentor, Elijah, finally coming to fruition. I want to begin at a cave. Elijah ...read more

  • Tell Me The Great Things

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2015
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    Fifth in a series on Elisha. The Shunammite woman and Gehazi are recurring people in Elisha's life. God's word is powerful to work, in spite of the messenger. Make space for the word of God to be heard and received in your life.

    SLIDE: Shunnamite Woman > The Woman from Shunem’s Story Spread throughout Elisha’s ministry are encounters with this woman from Shunem. Her part of the story begins back in ...read more

  • The Good News Of Bread

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2015
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    Fourth in a series on Elisha. Often, God invites us to proclaim WHAT he will do, even if we have no idea HOW he will accomplish it. God's intervention in history ultimately causes a ripple of good effects for His people.

    > SCENE ONE King and a Woman
 Famine - Not a natural one. Caused by Syrian seige.

 Donkey’s (unclean, undesirable) head for 2 Lbs of silver…who has that?
 “Dove’s Dung” … Ramen Noodles of the ancient world. (Wild Onions? Seed pods?). ...read more

  • Wash And Be Clean

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2015
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    Third of a series on Elisha. Naaman's story of cleansing has incredible parallels for what it means to become a Christian. There is no path to God that does not involve humility.

    SLIDE: ...read more

  • Provisions For The Powerless

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2015
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    Second in a series on Elisha. In a world that believes in the survival of the fittest, God's people have resources available to us that go beyond what the world thinks is possible. Church is to be a culture of life, not of scarcity.

    ======================================================================== VIDEO CLIP BEGINS THE SERMON…BE SURE AUDIO IS UP ======================================================================== => INTRO: Bill Collector Video. Taken from YouTube, a former bill collector talks about making ...read more

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  • Titanic: Code Of Honor

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2011
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    TITANIC: CODE OF HONOR I bet a lot of you remember the movie Titanic. That song came out, and for a few days we loved Celine Dion, until we'd heard it so many times we started wishing we could put her on that boat to sink with the rest of them. Titanic was a movie that was loosely based on ...read more

  • Deficiencies

    Contributed on Aug 13, 2011
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    DEFICIENCIES I want to tell you about a weird thing that used to happen a lot to sailors during the 1600s. Vessels were getting more sea worthy, and adventures were taking people farther and farther from home. You might be on the same ship with the same people, with the same person cooking for ...read more

  • Several Prominent Literary Figures Were Invited ...

    Contributed on Feb 11, 2007
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    Several prominent literary figures were invited to an open forum where someone interviewed them and asked them questions. One question that came up was this: “If you were stranded on a desert isle, and you could only have one book, which book would you bring with you?” - The first person said ...read more

  • After My Senior Year Of High School I Went To ...

    Contributed on Jan 1, 2005
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    After my Senior year of high school I went to Honduras with a group of 70 teenagers from 4 states. While there, we worked with three different churches as well as a medical center. We also build 14 small houses for poor families. It was a fantastic experience. All the kids went home excited ...read more

  • When I Was 15, I Was Serious About Playing The ...

    Contributed on Jan 1, 2005
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    When I was 15, I was serious about playing the guitar. I had my dad’s old one, but I wanted to get a better one. I had my eye on a yellow Gibson Explorer. I mowed grass all summer and saved and saved, and calculated that I only needed $30.11 to have enough to get that guitar. My dad had a best ...read more