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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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  • 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

  • Outdone By A Brick

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2022
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    When we worship, we need to give God everything we have to give.

    OUTDONE BY A BRICK Text: Lk. 19:28-40 Introduction 1. Illustration: It was Palm Sunday but because of a sore throat, 5-year-old Sammy stayed home from church with a babysitter. When the family returned home, they were carrying several palm branches. Sammy inquired as to what they were for. ...read more

  • Jesus' Heart For The Lost

    Contributed on Mar 23, 2022
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    Like Jesus, we need to have a passion to reach the lost.

    Jesus’ Heart For The Lost Text: Lk. 19:41-44 Introduction 1. Illustration: Charles Spurgeon may have been the most evangelistic preachers to ever walk the earth. His heart hurt for lost people like no other preacher that I have read. Listen to what he said about hell: "If sinners be damned, ...read more

  • Jesus' Mission

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2022
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    As Christians, we are called to continue the mission of Jesus.

    JESUS’ MISSION Text: Lk. 19:1-10 Introduction 1. Illustration: “Our mission as Christians is to conform our lives evermore to Jesus as the model of our lives” (Pope Francis) 2. If we take this to heart, then Jesus’ mission becomes our mission. 3. What was Jesus’ mission? a. He Came for ...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
     | 2,089 views

    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