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Hope Church
Apple Valley, Minnesota 55124
952-431-6500

About Mark
  • Experience: I began full time ministry in 1986 and have worked in a variety of roles: youth pastor, senior pastor, executive pastor, trainer, consultant, and camp director.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: He must increase, but I must decrease (John 3:30).
  • Family: I am blessed with a wonderful wife and seven children.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Handle the Word of truth correctly.
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  • We Are One - Part 2

    Contributed on May 30, 2012
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    How to get along in the body of Christ.

    Last Sunday, we talked about the unity in the body of Christ. We see God’s desire for unity throughout Scripture. What made the Jews united was not the color of their skin or the clothes they wore. They were united around one God, one covenant with one set of laws and commandments. By ...read more

  • We Are One - Part 1

    Contributed on May 30, 2012
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    Why can't we get along?

    The Israelites are about to enter the land of Canaan, the promised land. Eventually, each tribe will be given a portion of the land for their home. The day is coming when they will no longer travel as a nation with the very presence of God on display in the cloud by day and the fire by night. ...read more

  • Noble Vessels

    Contributed on Dec 18, 2011
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    This is part four in the Carpenter's Workshop Christmas series. The Master Carpenter is preparing for himself a gift - the Church, the Bride - to be presented to him at His Second Coming. This message addresses us as noble vessels.

    Just one week before Christmas. Imagine all the workshops – some like this one – running full steam, working hard to finish their Christmas gifts. Woodchips and sawdust cover the floor, reminding us that each project took time and care to transform a piece of wood into something to be ...read more

  • A Bare Log

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2011
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    The Master Carpenter now strips the tree of its branches and begins to peel away the bark. We must rid ourselves of the things that hinder and the sin that so easily entangles.

    Our theme for this Christmas season is The Carpenter’s Workshop. The Master Carpenter, Jesus, is busy working on His project – us, the Church, preparing himself a gift for his return. Last week we talked about how a tree needs to be felled in order to get to the wood. The Master ...read more

  • A Felled Tree

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2011
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    Before the Master Carpenter can do His work in us, He must take the ax of His Word and chop away our pride and arrogance.

    Our theme for this Christmas season is The Carpenter’s Workshop. The Master Carpenter, Jesus, is busy working on His project – us, the Church, preparing His people for His return. This morning we’ll talk about the first step in this recreation. It’s probably the most ...read more

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