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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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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
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We learn how Jesus provided the fuel for John’s faith, and today for our faith as well. Continue reading
In this sermon we consider the story of John the Baptist in Luke 7:18-23, when he was facing his most difficult days. Continue reading
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Our children will start KidsMin right from 11am. All our children - including the Junior High kiddos - will go to the downstairs fellowship hall. This writer understands they are working on a special Mother's Day project, but I've been sworn to secrecy. Moms - no fair trying to get your kiddos to tell you either! Ha! Continue reading
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Not only do we recall a great miracle of Jesus, but we also discover 5 great powers available to us. Continue reading
What powers do you - as a Christ-follower - have available to you every single day? Continue reading
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So for these intervening days, I am her left arm! I've discovered that I can do this! I can be a left arm! Everyone should be good at one thing, at least! For me - it's a left arm specialty! Continue reading
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But only once do we find Jesus “amazed.” In this study we learn that Jesus was amazed at the centurion’s faith. Would you like to have amazing faith too? Continue reading
In this study we learn that Jesus was amazed at the centurion’s faith. Would you like to have amazing faith too? Continue reading
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I've been thinking all morning about how fortunate we are to be together in this particular body of Christ. I never have known a group of people who love Christ more and who love one another more. You live out our mission so beautifully! Continue reading
We talk about the foundation of Christian living - what it is, why it matters, how it starts and how it continues. Continue reading