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  • Mark Schaeufele

    Contributing sermons since Dec 11, 2000
Mark's church

Oostanaula United Methodist Church
Rome, Georgia 30161
(706) 292-0084

About Mark
  • Education: I hold an B.A. from Lincoln Christian College, and an M.Div. from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.
  • Experience: 20 years
  • Family: My wife, Tina is an Internal Auditor for Lancaster Colony and holds an B.A. from Lincoln Christian College, an M.A. in Theological Studies from The Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, and an MBA at Mount Vernon Nazerene College. My daughter, Melissa currently serves as our worship leader. She is attending Mount Vernon Nazarene University, majoring in Music and Psychology. My son, Daniel, works on a local dairy farm and is passionate about his love of farming.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: The text always wins!
  • Books that have had an impact: Biblical Preaching, Anointed Expository Preaching, They Smell Like Sheep
  • Hobbies: Music
  • What I want on my tombstone: Son, you’re a preacher!
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  • Four Signs Of The Spirit

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2022
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    Just as the 120 disciples did, we need to embrace the power of the Holy Spirit.

    Four Signs of the Spirit Text: Acts 2:1-4 Introduction 1. Illustration: Without Pentecost the Christ even – life, death, and the resurrection of Jesus - remains imprisoned in history as something to remember, think about and reflect on. The Spirit of Jesus comes to dwell within us, so that we can ...read more

  • United In Prayer

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2022
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    If we are going to be a NT church, we need to be a praying church.

    United In Prayer Text: Acts 1:12-26 Introduction 1. Illustration: In the 1850s, the United States was in a weak spiritual state, as people were preoccupied with concern for material things. In 1857 a quiet forty-six-year-old businessman, Jeremiah Lanphier, felt led to start a noon-time weekly ...read more

  • Second Work Of Grace

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2022
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    If God wants to give you a gift, know that it is a good gift (it’s nothing to be afraid of), and if this second work of grace is going to make you a witness for Jesus, then use it for his glory.

    A SECOND WORK OF GRACE Text: Acts 1:4-11 Introduction 1. This series through the Book of Acts I am entitling “The Blueprint for the New Testament Church,” I believe it is God’s guidebook for what a New Testament Church should be. In other words, if we want what they got, we need to do what they ...read more

  • The Story Of Dr. Luke

    Contributed on May 4, 2022
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    From Dr. Luke we learn to be faithful and resourceful in all we do to build the Kingdom of God.

    THE STORY OF DR. LUKE Text: Col. 4:14, Luke 1:1-4, Acts 1:1-4, 2 Tim. 4:11 Introduction 1. Illustration: When our daughter-in-law, Emily, graduated from nursing school I told her, “Welcome to the family business!” You see, my mother was head nurse in the nursery at St. Thomas Hospital in Akron, ...read more

  • Personal Appearance

    Contributed on Apr 20, 2022
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    Spending time with Jesus everyday gives us the spiritual energy to face anything our day may throw at us.

    PERSONAL APPEARANCE Text: Lk. 24:35-49 Introduction 1. Illustration: It has been my great pleasure over the years to meet many of my heroes. I’ve met some famous preachers like Jim Cymbala and Alistar Begg. But my favorite of course was meeting my guitar hero Phil Keaggy. His band the Glass Harp ...read more

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  • The Cross Of Victory

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2012
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    THE CROSS OF VICTORY John Stott is his book The Cross of Christ, wrote, "It is impossible to read the New Testament with being impressed by the atmosphere of joyful confidence which pervades it, and which stands out in relief against the rather jejune (superficial) religion that often passes for ...read more

  • Two Kinds Of People

    Contributed on Nov 10, 2011
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    TWO KINDS OF PEOPLE One of my all-time favorite movies is "My Big Fat Greek Wedding." In the movie the father in the story tells his daughter, "Tula, there are two kinds of people ...read more

  • James: Slave Of God

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2011
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    JAMES: SLAVE OF GOD James, the half brother of Jesus, who wrote the Letter of James, could have easily identified himself as "the younger brother of Jesus." But he ...read more

  • The True Follower

    Contributed on May 27, 2011
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    THE TRUE FOLLOWER The true follower of Christ will not ask, "If I embrace this truth, what will it cost me?" Rather he will say, "This is truth. God ...read more

  • Wrath On The Messenger

    Contributed on May 26, 2011
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    WRATH ON THE MESSENGER I don't know about you, but one of my all-time favorite TV shows is M*A*S*H. I especially loved it when the company clerk Radar would have to give bad news to the head nurse "Hot Lips" Hoolihan. He would tell her the news and expect to have to face her wrath even though he ...read more