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Mark Pierce
Mansfield, Ohio
Living life to the fullest, in relationship with God, family and friends.
Interests: speaking, relationships, writing, church leadership, recumbent bicycle riding
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Marshmallow slingshots alert!!! I have to admit that sounds fun, entertaining, and delicious. I wouldn't be at all surprised if we have a few extra adults volunteering to "serve" the children this Sunday morning. (How is a preacher supposed to compete with marshmallow slingshots?) Continue reading
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This has been the best summer ever at Church Requel. Our church is growing with new families and new commitments to Christ. I'm looking forward to celebrating with many of you tonight, Saturday and Sunday - a triple CR weekend! Continue reading
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To follow God's direction for our lives, we need first to focus on God. In this June 29, 2014 Church Requel audio sermon, Pastor Mark Pierce provides 3 reasons to focus on God as well as 3 ways to maintain our focus on Him. Continue reading
To follow God's direction for our lives, we need first to focus on God. In this June 29, 2014 Church Requel sermon, I provide 3 reasons to focus on God as well as 3 ways to maintain our focus on Him. Continue reading
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What do you expect out of life? Are you hopeful about your future? The Message version of Romans 8:15 tells us that this resurrection life of the Christ-follower should be "adventurously expectant." Continue reading
In this Church Requel sermon from June 22, 2014, I talk about 7 ways we can remain adventurously expectant no matter what. Continue reading
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Let me give you fourteen reasons why Sunday morning at Church Requel is going to be so awesome! Sicily, Violet, Anna, Leia, Lila, Grayden, Cohen, Lincoln, Rachel, Nathan, Emma, Alexis, Liam and Phyllis! Continue reading
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Real Dads of Genius are dads who are caring, consistent, close, and Christian. This is the Father's Day talk delivered by me to Church Requel on June 15, 2014. It also includes 4 "Real Dads of Genius" videos of real dads within our congregation. The cover art photo is my son, Jonathan, with his 4 children: Grayden, Lila, Lincoln, and Cohen. Continue reading
Real Dads of Genius are dads who are caring, consistent, close, and Christian. This is the Father's Day talk delivered by Pastor Mark Pierce to Church Requel on June 15, 2014. It also includes 4 "Real Dads of Genius" videos of real dads within our congregation. Continue reading
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All week I've been telling people, "You don't want to be late on Sunday, because you might miss the ending!" It really is true. Continue reading
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This is Joff - Jeff's legendary rock and roll twin brother. We grabbed a snapshot of the famous singer while recording his latest raspy licks at Church Requel studios. He will revive his "Real Dads of Genius" just for us this weekend. Continue reading
Prayer still works! Prayer that changes the world. Prayer that changes our circumstances. Prayer that changes us. We study the prayer of Nehemiah to learn 7 attributes of how to pray a prayer that gets things done. Continue reading
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We interview our new Interim Children's Ministry Director, Tamira Barnes, talking about children's ministry and her first day on the job. Our sermon is "Prayers That Get Things Done - Part 2" taken from the prayer of Nehemiah. Fun, enjoyable, informative and helpful podcast this week! Continue reading
Our children performed this skit on prayer last Sunday at Church Requel. Awesome! So proud of each of them! Continue reading
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Tamira is a real pro with 24 years of children's ministry teaching experience. We began and ended our meetings with prayer. She wanted to know about each child so she could start praying for them. She took notes! She's even praying for moms and dads. Continue reading
In this first sermon on prayers that get things done, we learn that effective prayers provide God's presence, strength, peace, answers and change us, our circumstances and our world. Continue reading
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I catch up on the great weekend both personally and at Church Requel. In the sermon segment we talkk about prayers that get things done. We learn that effective prayers provide God's presence, strength, peace, answers and change us, our circumstances and our world. Continue reading
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Anna Scott, Allie Stimens, Grayden Pierce, Grace Miller, and Paityn Hall will perform a short skit we're calling, "I Don't Know How To Pray." It's really funny. The kids perform it with such enthusiasm. I promise you won't want to miss it! Continue reading
How do we bring out the best in our children? The Bible teaches 5 ways to help your kids be all that God has created them to be. Continue reading
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How do we bring out the best in our children? The Bible teaches 5 ways to help your kids be all that God has created them to be. I also share some of my Memorial Day weekend events. Music for... Continue reading
Dan Logan was baptized at Church Requel last Sunday, May 18th, 2014. Here is his testimony and baptism video. Continue reading
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I hope you have some fantastic plans for this weekend AND I hope your plans include Church Requel Sunday morning at 11am. Continue reading
We talk about the five purposes of our lives and how we teach these to our children using 5 key questions in this past Sunday morning sermon at Church Requel. Continue reading
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We talk about the five purposes of our lives and how we teach these truths to our children using 5 key questions. Continue reading
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"But repeatedly, over and over, God was saying, 'Would you please listen to me? Just pay attention to what I'm trying to say to you!'" I promise you that you will not want to miss this exciting event in the life of Church Requel! Continue reading