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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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In this podcast I consider the story of Mary, Martha and Lazarus from John 11 to discover how our faith survives grief and disappointment. Continue reading
What do you do when you feel disappointed by Christ? Most Christ-followers experience a dark time of their soul when God does not respond the way we thought. Continue reading
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Depression is a real mental illness. It's not a character flaw. It is not a sign of spiritual failing. Depression is a serious mental health condition that requires understanding and treatment. Continue reading
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Like the John 8 woman caught in adultery, we stand before Jesus alone and accused. Jesus does not condemn the woman and, if we stand with Jesus, he will not condemn us either. Continue reading
Like the John 8 woman caught in adultery, we stand before Jesus alone and accused. Jesus does not condemn the woman and, if we stand with Jesus, he will not condemn us either. Continue reading
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What a great Sunday morning we have planned for this weekend. It's all Mandisa music! This is the brain child of Brandi Walker, who tells me she loves listening to Mandisa's upbeat and encouraging songs. Continue reading
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In this podcast I consider 6 responses from the man born blind to help us SEE how to respond to our own miracle today. Continue reading
This morning at Church Requel I considered 6 responses from the man born blind to help us SEE how to respond to our own miracle today. Continue reading
Love your humor Jenny!
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It's the first stapler Church Requel has purchased... EVER! I know it probably doesn't seem like a big deal to anyone else. To us, though, it means we are experiencing God's blessings. We can afford to supply our own office! Continue reading
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Super Bowl victors receive a ring. We receive a crown of life. Even more special, we make it possible for the men and women in our pews to also play in the game and receive their own crowns of life. What could be better? Continue reading
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In this week's podcast I consider Jesus' miracle of feeding the five thousand. Along the way we will discover 4 lessons about financial faith miracles. Continue reading
od wants to do the impossible through us just to remind us that everything is possible through him. In this morning's Church Requel talk, I considered Jesus' miracle of feeding the five thousand. We discovered 4 lessons about financial faith miracles. Continue reading
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We all such a good time together last night, laughing and singing. I hope Sunday morning you'll leave Church Requel with a song in your heart too. Continue reading
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If you want to walk on water, you have to get out of the boat! Continue reading
If you want to walk on water, you have to get out of the boat! Continue reading
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Do we know what we really want? When it comes to our prayer life, we should be specific and not be a wandering generality. Continue reading
When it comes to our prayer life, we should be specific and not be a wandering generality. Continue reading
Kathy - we are really looking forward to a great time worshiping with you guys Sunday!!! - Mark
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We created a little invite video we are sharing with family and friends over on Facebook. We have a guest praise band coming and plan to share a potluck meal afterward. Cool! Continue reading
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We are going to have many GUESTS coming with the Rolling Plains worship team so please be sure to be extra "Church Requel-ey." My definition of Church Requel-ey (continues Brandi) is WELCOMING and LOVING - I know you all will be!! Continue reading
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Since it is still so cold, let's also go ahead with our original idea for last week, the "Ugly Sweater Sunday!" Bring out those relics of winters past and layer them up. Let's give the Stay Puff Marshmallow Man and the Michelin Man a run for their money. This could be a lot of fun. Continue reading
We are canceling our morning worship service today at 11:00. Currently Richland County is under a level 2 snow emergency. It is also bitterly cold at -8 degrees. Stay inside and worship our Lord privately this morning. Continue reading
As of this Saturday afternoon Richland County is under a Level 2 Snow Emergency. If this Level 2 Snow Emergency should carry on through Sunday morning, we will cancel Church Requel. Check back Sunday morning for the final word. In the meantime, stay warm and off the roads if at all possible. Continue reading
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Could be the coldest February 15th in the history of all February 15ths. To which we say, bring it on! Let's party! Let's celebrate! Let's declare Sunday to be "Ugly Sweater Sunday!" Reach back deep in your closet. Find that wild sweatshirt. Rediscover that 1980s sweater. Don't dress for success! Put on those layers in all their glory! Continue reading