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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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We are so thankful to our own worship leader, Brandi Walker, and all the other worship leaders from all the churches. They each gave up their time and talents to bring us together to worship as a community of churches. Well done! Continue reading
The example of Jairus teaches us 5 things that great dads do every day for their kids. Continue reading
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The example of Jairus teaches us 5 things that great dads do every day for their kids. Continue reading
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I know that God has an individual mission for each of His churches here in Mansfield - but that doesn't mean that we shouldn't get together now and again to celebrate our Lord Jesus together. We share so much in common. Continue reading
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We are reminded that storms are a fact of life, even for the Christ-follower. Or maybe even more so for the Christian! How do we remain calm and keep faithful? Continue reading
We are reminded that storms are a fact of life, even for the Christ-follower. Or maybe even more so for the Christian! How do we remain calm and keep faithful? Continue reading
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You should come tonight if... (1) you like to hang out with your CR friends. (2) you enjoy eating ice cream; (3) you like hamburgers, french fries or other American grill specialties; (4) you like being with other people who are having a good time. SPECIAL GOOD NEWS - If you buy food or ice cream treats, then your putt-putt is FREE!!! Continue reading
We are reminded that storms are a fact of life, even for the Christ-follower. Or maybe even more so for the Christian! Continue reading
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As we examine Luke 8:22-25, we’ll welcome 3 encouragements for a weather-worn faith. Continue reading
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Did you know that the cicada noise you're hearing is only from the males? Also interesting that when singing, the male cicadas disconnect their own tympani (the equivalent of our ears) because the noise is too loud for them (and us!) So guys, think of those male cicadas the next time you don't actually hear what you're saying! Ha! Continue reading
What is the purpose of the gospel in my life? Is it just that I know it? Is it just for my salvation? How should I share the gospel? Does how I live my life before others matter? Lots of questions! Let’s discover a few answers together from Luke 8:16-21. Continue reading
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How should I share the gospel? Does how I live my life before others matter? Lots of questions! Let’s discover a few answers together from Luke 8:16-21. Continue reading
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Good Friday morning Church Requel! How many of you are as excited about this weekend as I am? Memorial Day weekend! I say with all my heart - "Let summer begin!" I'm ready for it. I'm more than ready for... Continue reading
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We consider one of Jesus’ most famous parables, “The Sower And The Seed” in Luke 8:4-15. We discover how God's W.O.R.D. will G.R.O.W. Continue reading
We consider one of Jesus’ most famous parables, “The Sower And The Seed” in Luke 8:4-15. We discover how God's W.O.R.D. will G.R.O.W. Continue reading
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I'm excited about the way we are seeing our church grow each week. New families are coming and staying! Watch for new faces in the crowd this Sunday and make it a point to introduce yourself. Let's welcome all those who would worship with us! Continue reading
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What was Jesus’ view of women and their role in the Christian ministry? We learn much by observing how he allowed women to interact with him as well as the stories he told. Continue reading
We’ll discover that our gifts and blessings are much more important to ministry than is our gender. Continue reading
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The newsletter is longer than usual. But then the things God has been accomplishing lately are anything but usual, right? So let's keep praying. Let's keep showing up. Let's keep doing whatever we can - together - to see God's will accomplished in our Church Requel. I love partnering with you in ministry! Continue reading
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We learn six lessons about authentic worship. Continue reading
We gain six insights into authentic worship. Continue reading
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Thank you Tamira and Brandi and all the kiddos! You know how much I want to tell you so much about the so much that's going to happen (which is kind of the whole point of this weekly newsletter.) Yet I'm sworn to secrecy. Continue reading
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Have you ever experienced the disloyalty of someone you thought to be a friend? Have you ever been falsely accused? The subject of gossip? Were your friends fickle in their defense of you? Continue reading
We continue our consideration of John the Baptist in jail and see what Jesus had to say. Along the way we’ll discover what makes for a good friend. Continue reading
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We experienced another first-time ever at Church Requel last weekend. We were expecting 12 people to come to the membership class. Instead, we had 14 people show up! That's a first - to have more come than we expected. Continue reading