• 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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  • The Great Escape Part 2

    Contributed on Sep 22, 2023

    Ask God for whatever you need in prayer and believe that you will receive it, because God loves you.

    The Great Escape – Part 2 Text: Acts 12:12-19 Introduction 1. Illustration: Recently Tina and I went on an Alaskan cruise. In the evenings, one of our favorite things to do was to go to the Punch Liners Comedy Club. Every evening comedians would come and do their standup comedy routines and most more

  • The Great Escape Part 1

    Contributed on Sep 22, 2023

    The point is Jesus has broken our chains, and all we have to do is get up and walk out of our cell.

    The Great Escape – 1 Text: Acts 12:6-11 Introduction 1. When all I see is the battle, you see my victory When all I see is the mountain, You see a mountain moved And as I walk through the shadow, Your love surrounds me There's nothing to fear now for I am safe with You. So, when I fight, more

  • As The Spirit Leads

    Contributed on Sep 22, 2023

    When the Holy Spirit tells you to do something follow his leading. Remember, delayed obedience is disobedience.

    AS THE SPIRIT LEADS Text: Acts 11:27-30 Introduction 1. Illustration: Some of you know, and for those of you who don’t, you’re about to learn something new about your pastor, in the summer of 1982 I went to Europe as a missionary. The night before I was about to leave, some of my friends from more

  • Let's Go To Antioch

    Contributed on Sep 22, 2023

    If we want to grow as a church we have to go and tell people about Jesus, and then we need to teach them how to follow him.

    Let’s Go to Antioch Text: Acts 11:19-30 Introduction 1. Illustration: I heard a story about a guy who applied for a job as an usher at a theater in the mall. As a part of the interview process, the manager asked him, "What would you do in case a fire breaks out?" The young guy answered, more

  • Reminder Of Grace

    Contributed on Sep 22, 2023

    God’s grace ought to remind us that we needed God’s grace, and now it’s our responsibility to share that grace with someone in need of it.Acts

    REMINDER OF GRACE Text: Acts 11:1-18 Introduction 1. This year in my daily devotions, I have been reading through the letters in the NT. I just finished 2 Peter; in it he reminded his readers of the need to be reminded on the elementary principles of the faith. 2. “Therefore, I will always remind more

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  • The Cross Of Victory

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2012

    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 more

  • Two Kinds Of People

    Contributed on Nov 10, 2011

    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 more

  • James: Slave Of God

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2011

    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 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 more

  • Wrath On The Messenger

    Contributed on May 26, 2011

    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 more