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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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  • Christ Verses Legalism

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2018
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    Christ has not only set us free from sin, but he has also set us free from religious rules and regulations.

    CHRIST VERSES LEGALISM Text: Col. 2:16-19 Introduction 1. Illustration: "What must I forsake?" a young man asked. "Colored clothes for one thing. Get rid of everything in your wardrobe that is not white. Stop sleeping on a soft pillow. Sell your musical instruments and don't eat any more ...read more

  • Wrestling In Prayer

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2018
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    Proposition: Effective prayer is characterized by earnestness, ferverency and energy.

    WRESTLING IN PRAYER Text: Col. 2:1-5 Introduction 1. Illustration: During the dark days of the American Revolution, when the Continental Army had experienced several setbacks, a farmer who lived near the battlefield approached Washington's camp unheard. Suddenly his ears caught an earnest voice ...read more

  • A Ride Fit For A King

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2018
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    Jesus wants to be the most important thing in your life.

    A RIDE FIT FOR A KING Text: Matt. 21:1-11 Introduction 1. Illustration: There was a Pastor's son who came to him and asked if he could use his Dad's car. His dad looked at the young man and said, "I'll let you use the car if you complete these three requirements. First, get your grades up. ...read more

  • 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

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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