Walking in Our Father's Footsteps
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 2/14/2014
The path of righteousness is not an easy one, but if we diligently remain on it, we will be successful beyond measure. Trusting God will produce what we truly need
My Hour Has Not Yet Come
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 9/22/2013
Jesus' response to His mother at the wedding—'My hour has not yet come'—was not disrespect but perhaps a challenge to attach real faith with mere knowledge.
Passionate Patience
Sermon; Given 6/1/2013
Mark Schindler, reflecting on a recurring song which lodged in his memory, "Have Patience," launches into a topic which has been of perennial concern in …
Do Not Confuse the Lessons (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 3/29/2013
The Bible records no example of keeping the Feast of Unleavened Bread with services each day, unlike the Feast of Tabernacles, which has a daily convocation.
Do Not Confuse the Lessons (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 3/22/2013
Valuable lessons may be learned when we observe the feasts God's way, but they would get lost if we tried to apply to them what we believe are good ideas.
Trials Are a Gift From God
Sermon; Given 11/24/2012
Mark Schindler shares a publication produced shortly after World War II by the Reader's Digest, titled Getting the Most Out of Life, a collection of articles written …
Martha, Martha
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 10/4/2012
Martha used her gifts, but to an excessive extreme. Jesus had to reel her in, setting her on a more productive course. We must use our gifts responsibly.
God's Investment in You
Sermon; Given 5/5/2012
God wants to protect His investment in us, calling those whom He knows will exercise the zeal, and willingness to sacrifice, to complete the project.
Eternal Servant Leadership
Sermon; Given 12/24/2011
Mark Schindler, focusing on John 15:9-10, affirms that if we stand firm in God's commandments, expressing them spiritually as well as in the letter, we are exercising …
Now Is the Time
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 10/19/2011
Mark Schindler, reflecting on the 1946 movie , The Best Years of Our Lives, as American drama film about three servicemen trying to piece their lives back together …
Hands That Hang Low
Sermon; Given 4/30/2011
Mark Schindler, reflecting on the crescendo of disastrous news reports, including the horrendous murders near the Mexico-USA border instituted by drug gangs, the St. …
Wisdom: Only Through The Grace of God
Sermon; Given 11/6/2010
Mark Schindler, commenting upon some changes in the household, one of which involved the acquiring of a new dog, a dog that turned out to be a jumper, describes the …
A People Being Prepared to Pass the Rope
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 9/29/2010
Mark Schindler, reflecting upon the establishment of the Citadel in South Carolina, suggests that it has tried to train ethical and moral leaders. President Ronald …
No Longer Brain Dead
Sermon; Given 6/5/2010
Mark Schindler, reflecting that 40 is the number of trial and, coincidentally, the number of his and Nancy's anniversary, ruminates about the early days when he asked …
Listen To The Lamb's Voice
Sermon; Given 2/27/2010
The movie Ben-Hur captures the essence of the time and ministry of Christ. By letting go of anger and hatred, we take on the yoke of Jesus Christ.
The Path to Magnificence
Sermon; Given 12/26/2009
Mark Schindler, reflecting on a movie called The Rack, describes the tortuous return of a prisoner of the Chinese Communists during the Korean War, accused of being a …
Radiating the Glory of God
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 10/9/2009
We have been allowed the privilege of knowing God now. We need to radiate the glory of God as Moses radiated the glory of God by having been in His presence.
The Reality of the Feast
Sermon; Given 9/5/2009
Mark Schindler, cuing in on a theme in a previous sermonette titled Perception is Reality, suggests that the further away perception is from truth, the more dangerous …
What Is Happening Is Ordained of God
Sermon; Given 5/16/2009
As we look at the insanity around us, we need to remember that our citizenship is in heaven. We cannot allow pride to draw us into the controversy before us.
Friendship Within the Church
Sermon; Given 12/13/2008
Mark Schindler, focusing on the concept of friends and friendship, reflects on William Jennings Bryant's (and Senator McCain's) use of the term "my friends" …