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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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The religious leaders of Jesus’ day were more willing to accept a healer of the body than a man who forgave sin. We examine Luke 5:17-26 and discover 4 results of authentic faith in Jesus. Real Christianity has a lot to do with real forgiveness. Continue reading
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What is it about forgiveness that so freaks us out sometimes? Fear of forgiveness is nothing new. Continue reading
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One of the things I love about being a member of the body of Christ is that we can become part of the solution to real life problems! I also love how God works things out so beautifully. Continue reading
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Good Friday morning Church Requel! Have you ever been happy to admit that you were wrong? I know it must be rare. There are times we're wrong, but don't want to admit it. There are times we really don't think... Continue reading
What is God’s intended good in your life that has become corrupted? Continue reading
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Our corruptions keep us from being used by God as He originally intended. In this week's sermon we study Luke 5:12-16 and see Jesus heal a man covered with leprosy. We learn 5 lessons when struggling with whatever would corrupt us. Continue reading
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This Weekend - "Cleansed Corruption." We turn our attention to Luke 5:12-16. While the passage is specifically about Jesus healing a man from his leprosy, I couldn't help but think of all the corruption from which we could be healed. Not only physical, but emotional, relational, financial. Continue reading
What is your goal - good or God? In this Church Requel sermon, we discover a progress of relationship and trust with Jesus through the life of Peter. What is the connection between risk, faith and priority when following Christ? Continue reading
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What is the connection between risk, faith and priority when following Christ? Continue reading
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Good Friday morning Church Requel! Sunday morning we continue in our adventures in the Gospel of Luke, this week moving on to chapter 5. This is a great passage as we get to see the beginnings of Peter's faith in... Continue reading
Pastor Mark considers the story when Jesus visits his hometown from Luke 4 and asks how we might respond if Jesus told us what we did not want to hear. Continue reading
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WWJD presumes we would know the answer. But many of those in his hometown were both amazed and surprised at what Jesus had to say. Continue reading
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Still enjoying Christmas decorations in the Pierce home! Good Friday morning Church Requel! How are you doing this fine January day? We now have a week under our belts in this new year of 2016. I pray that you a... Continue reading
In this first sermon of 2016 I examine Luke 4 and Jesus’ 3 temptations. Along the way we’ll learn 3 reasons for our temptations, the 3 times we are most tempted, and the 3 types of temptations we’ll face over and over again. Continue reading
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In this first sermon of 2016 I examine Luke 4 and Jesus’ 3 temptations. Along the way we’ll learn 3 reasons for our temptations, the 3 times we are most tempted, and the 3 types of temptations we’ll face over and over again. Continue reading
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Leia Walker will be leading worship singing with her mom, Brandi. Isabelle Thoman will be bringing our announcements. Elijah Jensen will be giving us communion instructions. Anna Scott, Grayden Pierce and Cohen Pierce will be reading our Scripture in a dramatic way. Grayden and Cohen will also be working in the tech booth Sunday morning. Awesome day! Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to take a road trip with Jesus? Continue reading
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We consider 4 tips for traveling with Jesus. Continue reading
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Good Christmas Eve morning everyone! Anyone else excited besides me? I'm so pumped up I can hardly sleep or even talk. Well... ok... it could be that I haven't been feeling so hot this week, but I'm going to chalk... Continue reading
God grants us five Christmas presents from that first Christmas. In this video of Sunday's Christmas sermon we discover 5 godly gifts from Gabriel and Mary's exchange in Luke 1. Continue reading
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In Sunday's sermon we discover 5 godly gifts from Gabriel and Mary's exchange in Luke 1. Continue reading
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We are also looking forward to being with all of you this coming Sunday morning at Church Requel. Our theme Sunday morning will be "Five Present Presents From That First Christmas." We will study Luke 1 and Mary's encounter with the heavenly messenger, Gabriel. Continue reading
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This is the Sunday our children will be performing Star Trip: Our Faith Awakens, the Christmas story with a Star Wars theme. Our children, our parents, our KidsMin team and our staff have all been working hard on this project for the past month. Memorized lines. Songs. Solos. Motions. Bible readings. Continue reading
Akin - I'm glad the sermon was a help to you. Blessings! - Mark
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In this video version of Sunday's Church Requel sermon, we discover 5 winning choices that will help us become the people that God designed us to be. Continue reading