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  • Mark Elkins

    Contributing sermons since Dec 11, 2002
Mark's church

New Heights
Pineville Kentucky , 40977
606-499-2181

About Mark
  • Education: I have a bachelors and masters from Lincoln Memorial Un. I have a graduate degree from the University of Tennessee.
  • Experience: I have worked 16 years in the public school system. I have pastored for 10 years.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Please feel free to use my sermons and/or thoughts. What I have is not mine, it has been given from God,therefore it is yours as well. Take the axe head and put your handle in it!
  • One of my favorite illustrations: Sunday’s a comin’! It was Friday when they put Him in the tomb, when Peter was dealing with his failure, when Mary saw her son endure the worst death man could create, Mary M. saw her Savior die. It was Friday! Sunday’s a comin! You may be in your Friday, just remember, Sunday’s a comin!
  • Family: I have been married to Alice for 13 years. We have one son named Collier and another child on the way.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Keep it short and simple stupid- KISS; Provide a means and opportunity for everyone to learn. Some people learn auditorially, some learn kinestetically, some visually. Tapping into all three areas will enable you to have a better percentage/chance of developing a successful sermon.
  • Books that have had an impact: The majority of Max Lucado’s books have impacted my life.
  • Hobbies: I enjoy golf, fishing, watching baseball and reading.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: The grace of God is sufficient! Jesus is enough.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Gone home!
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  • Serving Others

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2011
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    How do we serve others like Jesus?

    SERVING OTHERS LIKE JESUS This is the last of the series “Be the church by Loving God, others, and serving both. Let say that together. After today, my goal is for you to have a heart to serve others like Jesus. To “Be the Church” in our society we must Love Jesus, Love ...read more

  • Serving Jesus

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2011
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    Why should I serve Jesus?

    SERVING IS BEING SET FREE 1 Jn 2:3-6 Keeping our eye on Jesus, obeying, serving Him will keep us clean. It will keep us from sinning. Our mission statement is: “Loving Jesus, Loving Others, and Serving Both. Repeat that with me. This is why we are here. We, at New Heights, are in ...read more

  • Loving Others

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2011
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    What does it mean to 'BE THE CHURCH?"

    LOVING OTHERS 1 John 3:14-20 If you knew that Jesus was coming back tomorrow, what would you do different? Would you change how you live? If so what? Is there someone that you would repay? What would you do? This was asked to a Clear Creek class. One student said that he would immediately ...read more

  • Responses To God Moments

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2011
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    How do you respond to God moments?

    RESPONSES TO GOD MOMENTS 1 Pet 5 I want to share with you a story about a very interesting well-educated Greek philosopher whose name is Dr. Alexander Popaderos. And Dr. Popaderos every summer on the island of Crete taught a class on ethics for two weeks. And this particular summer just as he ...read more

  • A Call To Action

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2011
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    A call to living holy lives

    A CALL TO ACTION 1 Pet. 1:13-15 13 Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; 14 as obedient children, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts, as in your ignorance; 15 but ...read more

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