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  • Mark Schaeufele

    Contributing sermons since Dec 11, 2000
Mark's church

New Life Assembly of God
Mt. Gilead Ohio , 43338
(419) 946-5433

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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  • A Pastor's Prayer

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2018
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    As your Pastor I pray that you would know God more, and be strengthened in your faith.

    A Pastor's Prayer Text: Col. 1:9-14 Introduction 1. Illustration: What do we know about the shepherd's life? It's a full time commitment. Sheep are helpless to defend themselves against attack from their natural enemies: lions, bears, wolves, hyenas and foxes which can come in both the day and ...read more

  • The Good News About Jesus

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2018
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    We need to bring the Good News about Jesus to our community.

    THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT CHRIST Text: Col. 1:1-8 Introduction 1. Our world is desperately in need of some good news. Suzanne Jennings wrote this song in 1999: I woke up Monday morning, walked out on the lawn My eyes were barely open, and my mouth began to yawn Picked up the daily paper, ...read more

  • Salty, Shinny And Reflective

    Contributed on Jan 4, 2018
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    An externally focused church makes a difference in the community through good works and living out the Gospel in their daily lives.

    SALTY, SHINNY, AND REFLECTIVE Text: Matthew 5:13-16 Introduction 1. Illustration: What is an Externally Focused Church? It is a church that is "increasingly convinced that effectiveness is not measured by what happens inside the church but rather by the impact the people of the church ...read more

  • Hang In There

    Contributed on Nov 30, 2017
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    We need to patiently endure as we wait for the soon coming of our Lord Jesus.

    HANG IN THERE! Text: James 5:7-12 Introduction 1. Illustration: Several years ago, an experiment on endurance was conducted at the University of California at Berkeley. The experiment involved placing Norwegian field rats in a tub of water, where they were forced to swim until they grew ...read more

  • Perils Of The Rich And Famous

    Contributed on Nov 25, 2017
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    Anything that we put ahead of God in our life will be destroyed in the end.

    The Perils Of The Rich And Famous Text: James 5:1-6 Introduction 1. "There are people so poor that the only thing they have is money." -- Unknown "He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has." -- Henry Ward Beecher (1813–1887) 1. We tend to think that ...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