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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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Tamira will be the first to tell you that her team was amazing. They met regularly, relentlessly asked for sponsors and gifts, and gave of their own time and resources. Continue reading
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Pastor Mark Pierce from Church Requel explains that living to please God and still living in a way that doesn’t please God is a “double-minded” existence. We consider 5 heart checks of whether we’re all in with Jesus. Continue reading
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The myth of more is that the more we have, the happier we will be. Not true. In fact, always wanting more of what others have is a sure way toward unhappiness. Pastor Mark Pierce discusses 5 hard truths about coveting as well as 4 ways to practice the antidote to always wanting more. Based on Ephesians 5:1-6. Continue reading
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Many of us want better friendships in our lives. Jeff Barnes tells us that the best way to start is to become better friends ourselves to others. In this October 12, 2014 Church Requel audio talk, we learn 4 ways to improve our relationships from Ephesians 4:25-30. Continue reading
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Christians are to put on a new self and take off the old self. Desiring to change from the old me to the new me is called repentance. In this October 5th Church Requel talk, Jeff Barnes shares 5 things we should know and do about repentance. Continue reading
Many of us want better friendships in our lives. Jeff Barnes tells us that the best way to start is to become better friends ourselves. In this October 12, 2014 Church Requel talk, we learn 4 ways to improve our relationships from Ephesians 4:25-30. Continue reading
In this talk I explain that living to please God and still living in a way that doesn’t please God is a “double-minded” existence. We consider 5 heart checks of whether we’re all in with Jesus. Then we talk about 3 ways to make sure we’re both feet in with God. Continue reading
The myth of more is that the more we have, the happier we will be. Not true. In fact, always wanting more of what others have is a sure way toward unhappiness. Continue reading
Christians are to put on a new self and take off the old self. Desiring to change from the old me to the new me is called repentance. In this October 5th Church Requel talk, Jeff Barnes shares 5 things we should know and do about repentance. Continue reading
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Let's make this inaugural Church Requel Fall Festival a day we will never forget. I'm looking forward to serving with all of you tomorrow. Let's make a huge impact in our downtown neighborhood! Continue reading
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I met with Brandi and Tamira yesterday afternoon and really enjoyed hearing all the stories of what's been going on at Church Requel in our absence. It sounds like things are really moving in the right direction with the Fall Festival, scheduled for a week from tomorrow. So many of you have volunteered your time, talents and resources. Thank you! Continue reading
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I LOVE this photo of Church Requel taken by Rick Jensen. A beautiful summer morning. Church doors open. The grass is green. The flowers are in bloom. The flag is up. The leaves are still on the trees! A great photo of the church building... but not a picture of the church! That's right. This is not the church. It's just the building where we meet. Continue reading
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Our newest attendees love belonging to CR. They are enthusiastic. The thing they mentioned over and over again is how loved they each feel when they come. That's God's love being expressed through you... and it's contagious! Let's see if we can't spread a little more of it around! Continue reading
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Is there something more to church growth than MORE? In our study of Ephesians 4:14-16, we learn why our maturity is so important. We conclude with two ways we grow as a church. Continue reading
How does the church grow? What is the objective of church growth? Is there something more to grow than MORE? In our study of Ephesians 4:14-16, we learn why our maturity is so important. We conclude with two ways we grow as a church. Continue reading
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What is God's game plan for the church? We study Ephesians 4:11-13 to learn the surprising truths about leadership, ministry, and responsibilities of everyone who belongs to the body of Christ. Continue reading
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In our relationships unity does not demand uniformity. How do we see our differences as reasons to celebrate rather than as reasons for conflict? Continue reading
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What are the best attitudes we can have for ongoing, lasting, and fulfilling relationships in life? From Ephesians 4:1-6, we discover 5 attitudes that are sure to relate. Continue reading
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The greatest joy in life is experiencing unremitting love, when someone loves us no matter what. The greatest hurt comes when someone we thought would love us stops loving us. How do we find unremitting love? Continue reading
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In this week's talk from 1 Peter 1, we discover that God's salvation was not a plan "B." He created mankind even knowing the sacrifice required of God's Son. Join me as we celebrate the greatest story ever told. Continue reading
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If we call ourselves Christ-followers, then our conduct should match our name. God is holy and He expects us also to be holy. How do we conduct ourselves as Christians? Jeff Barnes takes us through 1 Peter 1:13-19 and tells us how to live out this high calling. Continue reading
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Newcomer's Meet & Greet This Sunday! I love how our church has grown this past summer. We have about ten new families that have begun worshipping at CR since June! Yay! We thought it would be a great idea to host a mini-pizza party after church Sunday and invite our new folks for an informal chat. If you're new at Church Requel, please plan to stay after the worship service and meet our staff. We'd love to know you better and answer any questions you may have about Church Requel. Continue reading
What is God's game plan for the church? We study Ephesians 4:11-13 to learn the surprising truths about leadership, ministry, and responsibilities of everyone who belongs to the body of Christ. Continue reading
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What a HUGE HUGE HUGE weekend we have here at Church Requel! Did I mention that it was HUGE? Pastor Mark here with all the details about what's happening at CR. Continue reading
In our relationships unity does not demand uniformity. How do we see our differences as reasons to celebrate rather than as reasons for conflict? I share three reasons we are free to relate from Ephesians 4:7-10. Continue reading