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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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If you get the chance - please write a card or note to Jenny and let her know you are praying and thinking of her. They showed me a bag full of cards they have received. One person - who wishes to remain anonymous - has been faithfully writing almost every day. Continue reading
Today we learn the story of the grateful Samaritan and the surprising purpose of thanksgiving in the lives of authentic Christ-followers. Continue reading
Jesus gives His Nike talk in Luke 17: “Just do it!” What should I be doing? That is the topic of today’s talk - where Christian faith and Christian work cross paths. Continue reading
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What keeps us in need of Jesus? Today we learn the story of the grateful Samaritan and the surprising purpose of thanksgiving in the lives of authentic Christ-followers. Continue reading
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When do faith and work belong in the same sentence? More often than you might suppose! Continue reading
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The next 5 days are huge for our church. I don't know exactly how we scheduled these pentamerous days together like this. It will probably remain a quinary mystery. Continue reading
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ong days. Plenty of sunshine. Warmer temps. And tons of fellowship with our Church Requel friends. Continue reading
We consider the haunting parable of the Rich Man and the Beggar. We learn about the great turnaround in fortunes for both men and what it might mean for us - both in this life and in the one to come. Continue reading
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We consider the haunting parable of the Rich Man and the Beggar. We learn about the great turnaround in fortunes for both men and what it might mean for us - both in this life and in the one to come. Continue reading
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am so very blessed to know all of you and to be your pastor. You showed me such great honor and blessed me so much. Your words to me were a great reminder of the privilege I have to be your pastor. Continue reading
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Pastor Mark turned 60 years old and prepared a special talk, “The View From 60.” He shares 6 lessons he has learned from 6 decades of living. Valuable insights combined with Bible truths and personal stories should make this sermon special! Continue reading
Here are 6 lessons learned from 6 decades of living. Continue reading
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I have prepared a special sermon for you based on 6 lessons I've learned from 6 decades on Planet Earth. If I could sit down with my grandchildren and pass on any wisdom and testimony from my walk with Christ, what would I tell them? That's what this Sunday's sermon will be all about. Continue reading
We consider the parable of the shrewd manager - one of Jesus’ stories with a real plot twist at the end! We’ll use this parable to follow our own money and how we handle it. Continue reading
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We consider the parable of the shrewd manager - one of Jesus’ stories with a real plot twist at the end! We’ll use this parable to follow our own money and how we handle it. Continue reading
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The last 60 days with Karen have been a great experience for me too. I've loved working with someone with such a positive, "can-do" spirit. We are most fortunate to have Karen be such a vital part of our congregation. I hope you all will encourage her with positive affirmations when you see her Sunday. Continue reading
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We reach the sobering conclusion that it is possible to be both faithful and obedient, while at the same time, have wrong expectations of God and misplaced affections for those God loves. Continue reading
We reach the sobering conclusion that it is possible to be both faithful and obedient, while at the same time, have wrong expectations of God and misplaced affections for those God loves. Continue reading
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We were hoping to have 100 people come to the dinner theater and as of this writing, we have 113 folks who have made reservations! Woo hoo! Some of the proceeds will go to pay for new carpeting in our sanctuary. Continue reading
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We discover just how much God really loves us by considering the parable of the prodigal son. Continue reading
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I don't think I've ever experienced a time in ministry when such a high percentage of our congregation are so seriously ill. Please keep up your faithful prayers for Jenny, Aimee and Loni. I received some news this week from Dave about Jenny's progress. Continue reading
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Image from Mansfield Christian School will lead our worship for the entire Sunday morning. We have been so blessed in each of the last two years to have this group of young people come and sing for us. As we've done before, we'll celebrate together afterward with a potluck meal. Continue reading
Have you ever heard the GPS say, “Please turn around?” Sometimes the Holy Spirit whispers that to us too. The Biblical word for this is repentance. We examine the six-step process of how to R.E.P.E.N.T. Continue reading
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Our Easter message this year focuses on the Prodigal Son. If we find ourselves LOST, a u-turn is usually a good idea. Continue reading
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Brandi and her singing team have selected several inspirational songs to celebrate Resurrection Day. Three of our men - led by Fred Wiegand - will present a skit entitled, "It Wasn't Me." We will all take communion together while Dan Logan softly plays his guitar. Brian Betts teams up with Brandi to sing a special duet, "Glorious Day." Finally, I have prepared a sermon for you from the prodigal son parable. Continue reading