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About Mark (590 Articles)
I am a Follower and a Leader. A Dad and a Husband. A Son and a friend. A Pastor and a writer . . . and these are my thoughts. My favorite teams are the Oklahoma Sooners and the OKC Thunder. I reside in the OKC area and pastor Wildwood Community Church in Norman. I welcome dialogue on any or all of the musings found on this blog . . . If you would like to contact me, you can email me at mark.wildwood@me.com .

The Rest of the Story

December 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

[The following devotional is a part of our 2014 Advent Devotional Guide.  We will be posting a devotional each day on this blog between November 30 – December 31, 2014.]   The Rest of the Story by Mark Robinson Read:  Luke 2:22-35 4 score, and several days ago, Daniel Day Lewis became Abraham Lincoln for Steven Spielberg’s epic movie about the sixteenth President.  Obviously I have [click to read more]

Advent Devotional Review

December 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Dear friends, Over the past month, I have been posting Advent devotionals to this blog site.  As we wrap up the month of December, I would love to get some feedback from you about these devotionals.  Would you please take 3-5 minutes to complete this anonymous online survey (found at this location:  https://wildwoodchurch.wufoo.com/forms/z10uptaq04s6krd/ ). [click to read more]

When Will We Adore Him? (Sermon Discussion Questions)

December 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

  On Sunday, December 28, 2014, I preached a message at Wildwood Community Church based on Acts 1:6-11 entitled “When Do We Adore Him?”  This message was part 5 in our “O Come Let Us Adore Him” series.  Below are questions for group or personal discussion/reflection.   Questions: Read Acts 1:6-11 Are you ever tempted to “pack away your faith” like [click to read more]

Small Town

December 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

[The following devotional is a part of our 2014 Advent Devotional Guide.  We will be posting a devotional each day on this blog between November 30 – December 31, 2014.]   Small Town by Mark Robinson Read:  Matthew 2:19-23 According to wikipedia, there are 359 towns in the state of Oklahoma that registered on the census of 2010.  At the top of the list are Oklahoma City (nearly 1.6 [click to read more]

A Sentimental Journey

December 27, 2014 // 1 Comment

[The following devotional is a part of our 2014 Advent Devotional Guide.  We will be posting a devotional each day on this blog between November 30 – December 31, 2014.]   A Sentimental Journey by Mark Robinson Read:  Matthew 2:13-18 Are you sentimental about locations?  Do you have a special restaurant you go to with your spouse or sweetheart to celebrate anniversaries or key events? [click to read more]

Gifts

December 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

  [The following devotional is a part of our 2014 Advent Devotional Guide.  We will be posting a devotional each day on this blog between November 30 – December 31, 2014.]   Gifts by Mark Robinson Read:  Matthew 2:1-12 No doubt, many of you have gone shopping this Christmas season.  As you shop, you are guided by a list of names of people you want to buy a gift for.  On this list [click to read more]

Who Invited These Guys?

December 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

[The following devotional was written by Wildwood Community Church Student Pastor Jonathan Holmes and is a part of our 2014 Advent Devotional Guide.  We will be posting a devotional each day on this blog between November 30 – December 31, 2014.]   Who Invited These Guys? by Jonathan Holmes Read:  Micah 5:2 (prophecy) & Luke 2:8-20 (fulfillment) As the census had drawn Mary and [click to read more]

Near and Far

December 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

In our home we have many Christmas decorations.  Along the roof line is a set of lights designed to make Clark Griswold proud.  In the front window is the Christmas tree full of memories disguised as ornaments.  On the mantle is a Saint Nicholas statue given to us as a wedding gift 17 years ago.  And in three prominent locations, we have nativity scenes.  These nativity scenes are my [click to read more]

A Simple Painting

December 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

[The following devotional is a part of our 2014 Advent Devotional Guide.  We will be posting a devotional each day on this blog between November 30 – December 31, 2014.]   A Simple Painting by Mark Robinson Read:  Luke 2:1-7 Several years ago I was in Paris, the city of lights.  I was blown away by the beauty of that city.  In Paris there are many incredible art museums that contain [click to read more]

The “B” Side

December 23, 2014 // 3 Comments

[The following devotional is a part of our 2014 Advent Devotional Guide.  We will be posting a devotional each day on this blog between November 30 – December 31, 2014.]   The “B Side” by Mark Robinson Read:  Luke 1:67-79 What is your favorite Christmas song?  Christmas is truly a musical holiday.  I love the “soundtrack” that plays in the background of December every year.  [click to read more]
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