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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 each have a choice. We can choose to be on the side of Jesus. Or we can choose against him. There is no neutral, middle ground. Continue reading
We learn the implications of this choice for our lives and the spiritual battle we face every day no matter which choice we make. Continue reading
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We all found out together what a 2-hour prayer meeting looks and feels like! I loved watching you. Many of you stuck around and talked for another 30 to 40 minutes simply because you knew you were experiencing something really special and you didn't want to leave. Continue reading
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Does God care? Can God help? We turn to Jesus’ words in Luke 11:11-13 to discover our two greatest gifts of prayer. Continue reading
How you imagine God impacts how you pray. Is God far from you or near? Powerful or passive? Disgusted with you or in love with you? Continue reading
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How can you prepare? 4 ways. 1st - pray. You don't have to wait until Wednesday. Start praying for our nation and for this assembly right now. 2nd - fast. Give up one meal and when you normally would be eating, make it a time of devotion and prayer. 3rd - invite. Tell others about this event. Don't come alone. Bring a family member or friend with you. 4th - attend. Be here. Be committed. Continue reading
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We talk about our famous instruction to Ask, Seek and Knock. Is there more to prayer than just a conversation with God? Continue reading
Have you ever heard someone say that you should pray with boldness? What does that mean? How did Jesus describe the way we should enter into God’s throne room? Continue reading
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Audacious. Adventurous. Bold. Courageous. Original. Lively. Unrestrained. When I think of you as a church, especially as we enter into these next few month, this is how I think of you! How exciting are the plans that God has laid before us! Continue reading
In this sermon we consider 6 parts to Jesus’ model prayer. Continue reading
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Is there a “right way” to pray? Jesus’ disciples asked him to teach them how to pray. He responded with The Lord’s Prayer. Continue reading
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The Holy Spirit knocked on my heart and said, "This is what I have been preparing you for!" Continue reading
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We study the famous story of Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38-42 and learn that distraction, worry and being upset can keep us from enjoying the Presence of Jesus in our lives. Continue reading
In this sermon we consider that there is more to being a Christ follower than the famous Nike slogan, “Just do it.” Continue reading
K G RAJ - So glad the sermon helped you. I am praying this morning for your courage against whatever it is that you are facing. Our God is real. He is stronger than your problem. What you and I could not figure out on our own is nothing to our Lord! Father, bless K G RAJ and let him know of your powerful Presence. Amen.
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I'm so keenly aware that God is doing some wonderful things in our midst. Sometimes those "opportunities" come in the form of problems, and Lord knows, we have more than our share of those. But sometimes, God just lays out great "OPPORTUNITIES" for us. They're so obvious that you don't have to be a "Mary" to see them! Continue reading
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We talk about what it means to love God and love other people the way God intends. We are reminded that this is mission critical for us here at Church Requel. Continue reading
We talk about what it means to love God and love other people the way God intends. We are reminded that this is mission critical for us here at Church Requel. Continue reading
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Many of you signed a card thanking me for the Bible lessons I have been teaching you this summer. That card really meant a great deal to me. We know we are loved by you. I hope you know that the feeling is most mutual. Continue reading
No one has more reason to celebrate than Christ-followers. Think about it. You’ve been declared children of the Most High God. You’ve received eternal life from the Eternal Giver of Life. Continue reading
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No one has more reason to celebrate than Christ-followers. Think about it. You’ve been declared children of the Most High God. Continue reading
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Speaking of Sunday morning... WOW! Do we have something special for Y.O.U. We're calling Sunday's worship service, "Shaking The Champagne!" It should be quite the celebration. Who has more reason to celebrate than us? Continue reading
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If someone has access to a shopvac and the time, we could really use the help in getting the water removed from our recently renovated nursery. Continue reading
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In Luke 10:1-16 we find out what Jesus had to say to his disciples as he sent them out on a missions trip. Along the way we discover 9 guiding principles of ministry. Continue reading
In Luke 10:1-16 we find out what Jesus had to say to his disciples as he sent them out on a missions trip. Along the way we discover 9 guiding principles of ministry. Continue reading