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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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Light walking is the practice of every Christ-follower. What does it mean to walk in the light? What are the benefits? How do we keep ourselves walking in the light each day? In this audio version of Sunday's sermon, I talk about light walking as we study 1 John 1:5-10. Continue reading
Light walking is the practice of every Christ-follower. What does it mean to walk in the light? What are the benefits? How do we keep ourselves walking in the light each day? Continue reading
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Have you ever hurt yourself in the dark? Stubbed your toe? Walked into a wall? Missed a step? Tripped over a toy? What we could easily have avoided in the light of day becomes a real hazard to us when it’s dark. The same is true in our spiritual life. Continue reading
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We begin our study of 1st John with the importance of Scripture - the eyewitness accounts of Jesus, the Word of Life. He is our connection to God and to one another, and the source of great joy. Continue reading
We begin our study of 1st John with the importance of Scripture - the eyewitness accounts of Jesus, the Word of Life. He is our connection to God and to one another, and the source of great joy. Continue reading
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I believe we will grow much stronger over the course of the next several months as we work our way through this New Testament letter one verse at a time. My encouragement for you before Sunday morning is to take your Bible out and read through the entire book of First John several times. Continue reading
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Join me for this special Mother's Day 2015 audio message as we talk about how to bless our children and one another with encouraging words. Words are powerful and we should focus them to encourage. We start by changing what we fills our minds and hearts. Continue reading
Join Pastor Mark and Church Requel for this special Mother's Day 2015 message as we talk about how to bless our children and one another with encouraging words. Continue reading
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Don't you love how everyone at CR seems to be stepping up and finding their gifts and passions? I was pleasantly surprised this past Monday morning at the CR office, when 4 of our guys showed up to do some maintenance to the church. I didn't know about it or plan it. They just took it on themselves. Fantastic! Continue reading
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I am surprised by joy! Wednesday night another wave of unanticipated happiness washed over me as I watched the women in our church worship together. Here was another event I did not personally plan. I just had a back row seat to watch. Continue reading
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I'm really pumped about our Sunday morning together this weekend. Dr. John Byron, my New Testament professor at Ashland Theological Seminary, will be our special guest speaker. You are in for a treat! Continue reading
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The Lord's Prayer is not just a prayer to pray. It’s a template for life! In this model prayer we will learn 8 truths, which are the antidote to the 8 biggest emotional problems kids of all ages face today. Continue reading
Did you know that the Lord's Prayer is not just a prayer to pray? It’s a template for life! In this model prayer we will learn 8 truths, which are the antidote to the 8 biggest emotional problems kids of all ages face today. Continue reading
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Are you ready for THE SPRING OF CHURCH REQUEL? There are so many exciting things planned for our church over the next weeks. We're hoping for the best Spring ever!!! Want to join in the fun and excitement? Read on! Read all! Continue reading
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The job of raising kids today is tougher than ever. Sunday morning I taught moms and dads about the 4 main jobs of parenting. Continue reading
The job of raising kids today is tougher than ever. I taught moms and dads about the 4 main jobs of parenting. Continue reading
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Good Friday morning Church Requel! I don't know about you, but your pastor is still in the Easter after-glow! What a terrific weekend we all enjoyed together last week! I loved everything about our worship service. What a celebration! Lots... Continue reading
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For Church Requel's Easter morning, I talked about why belief in the resurrection is so important to our authentic Christian faith. Continue reading
For Church Requel's Easter morning, I talked about why belief in the resurrection is so important to our authentic Christian faith. Continue reading
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Requel is that special place between sequel (been there done that) and prequel (empty tomb? what are you talking about?) Requel is a retelling of THE story in a new and fresh way. Continue reading
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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