Monday, December 27, 2010
Sunday, December 19, 2010
We remember God's great gift to us, when the Breath of Heaven becomes the breath of a baby boy. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel for this Christmas 2010 message.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
In essential beliefs we have unity. In nonessential beliefs we have liberty. In all our beliefs we show love. In this sixth Belong session, Pastor Mark Pierce outlines Church Requel's essential beliefs.
Monday, December 6, 2010
The Structure of Church Requel is simple, leadership driven, ministry oriented, and adaptable. Join Pastor Mark Pierce as we consider our structure and our membership agreement.
How does Church Requel implement its mission? In this seventh session of the Belong Class, Pastor Mark Pierce considers 3 presuppositions and then 9 key strategies.
What is it that sets Church Requel apart, that makes it unique? Join Pastor Mark Pierce as we examine the eight core values of Church Requel.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
A great church has a great commitment to the great commandment and the great commission. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we discuss why we want to be a purpose-driven church.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
The mission of Church Requel is to be a community loving God and loving people. Pastor Mark Pierce explains exactly what this means in this 3rd Belong class session.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Pastor Mark answers the 11 most frequently asked questions about baptism. Enjoy this second session of the Belong Class at Church Requel.
Sunday, November 7, 2010
What does it mean to be a Christ-follower? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel in this first Belong class session focused on our salvation.
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Like the younger prodigal son we come to our heavenly Father empty of ourselves, bankrupt in our own efforts. But what happens if we respond with entitlement rather than emptiness? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study the Parable of the Prodigals in Luke 15.
Monday, October 25, 2010
Growth is a natural result of a healthy spiritual life. What can keep us from being healthy spiritually? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study the parable of the sower from Matthew 13.
Monday, October 18, 2010
The Widow and Judge parable teaches us to change our perception of God and our perception of our relationship with Him in our prayer life. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Jesus' parable in Luke 18:1-8.
Monday, October 11, 2010
The parable of the shrewd manager in Luke 16:1-13 is an ironic comedy about a dishonest farm manager who is fired and so must think quickly to figure out a way into his next job. This parable can easily be confusing. Fortunately Church Requel invited Pastor Todd Pierce to explain how we can be S.H.R.E.W.D. Christ-followers.
Monday, October 4, 2010
In this talk we learn four changes that must take place within us if we are to become compassionate Christ-followers. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel in this audio sermon as we consider the parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:29-37
Monday, September 27, 2010
We learn the basics of parable interpretation. And we celebrate three lessons from the Parable of the Hidden Treasure. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Matthew 13:44.
Monday, September 20, 2010
Paul concludes Philippians by explaining that we have a responsibility to support the gospel and that this responsibility goes beyond our own church. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Philippians 4:14-19.
Sunday, September 12, 2010
When is contentment a function of self-sufficiency? When we are rooted in Christ and chasing after God. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Philippians 4:10-13.
Sunday, September 5, 2010
To change my stinking thinking I need to be aware of six fundamental concepts of how my thought life impacts my life, today and tomorrow. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Philippians 4:8-9.
Monday, August 30, 2010
The Bible tells us that we can choose peace rather than anxiety. How? What kind of prayer provides God's peace? And what is so special about the peace of God? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Philippians 4:6-7.
Monday, August 23, 2010
How do we reconcile disagreements? We learn 3 principles, 1 great motivation, and 5 ways of finding common ground. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel in this study of Philippians 4:2-5.
Monday, August 16, 2010
Monday, August 9, 2010
Christ-followers exchange their own self-righteousness for the righteousness of Christ. So why do we often live out our faith as if it depended upon us? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we examine 7 key grace questions from Philippians 3:1-11.
Monday, August 2, 2010
Monday, July 26, 2010
What does Paul have in mind when he writes, "Work out your salvation with fear and trembling." Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we consider 8 roadside signs of our salvation from Philippians 2:12-18.
Monday, July 19, 2010
We study what may be Christianity's first hymn found in Philippians 2:6-11. We learn about chiasms. And we take away 4 practical ways we maintain the mind of Christ.
Monday, July 12, 2010
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Christians also need a declaration of independence... from self. We examine four ways we gain F.R.E.E.dom from self. Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we study Philippians 1:27-30.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
To live is Christ. To die is gain. How does this counter intuitive proclamation by the Apostle Paul impact us when our lives turn upside-down and inside-out? Join Pastor Mark Pierce in this audio sermon as we study Philippians 1:18-26.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Setbacks are normal in life, yet we like to protect our children from failure. What should we be teaching our kids about setbacks and progress? Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we study Philippians 1:12-18
Sunday, June 13, 2010
What is the greatest prayer you can pray for yourself and for another person? That each day we would discern and choose the "ex bonis optima." Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel in this study of Philippians 1:9-11.
Sunday, June 6, 2010
In this first study of Paul's letter to the Philippians, we learn seven building blocks for praying for someone else. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we examine Philippians 1:3-8.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Selfishness is the antithesis of God and yet it is our natural state. In this last Count It All Garbage talk, Pastor Mark talks about eight practices to get us out of our selfish habits. From James 3:13-18
Monday, May 24, 2010
The noise in our life, whether it's the 500-channel cable or the Internet on th computer or smart phone on our hip, can keep us from hearing God. How can we "be S.T.I.L.L." and know God in our lives? Join Pastor Mark Pierce for today's study from Mark 6.
Monday, May 17, 2010
Our spending habits can get in the way of our relationship with God. What are 5 lies we believe about spending? Jesus told us that we cannot serve both God and Money. What are 4 ways of knowing that our spending habits demonstrate devotion to God?
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Monday, May 3, 2010
Lust - our own evil desires - is a garbage area that isolates us from God and from one another. In this talk from Pastor Mark we learn 6 first facts about lust, 3 reasons why lust is so dangerous, as well as practical advice for how to handle lust.
Sunday, April 25, 2010
What do we do when busyness becomes hurry sickness? In this talk we learn 5 placebos that won't cure the problem. Then we learn God's solution as well as 3 practices for rest and reconnection. Finally Pastor Mark shares 7 hints for following God's plan for our rest.
Monday, April 19, 2010
What does the Bible have to say about anger? You might be surprised. In this talk we learn how to express our anger and how to direct it. Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we learn how to apply these key anger principles.
Monday, April 12, 2010
How do we become the masterpiece that God intends us to be? We learn we cannot do it without God, but that He will not do it without us. Join Pastor Mark as we learn 2 ways to cooperate with God in our growth as Christians.
Monday, April 5, 2010
There are many ways our future resurrection benefits us today. But to really enjoy the benefits, we have to really believe we will be resurrected. Pastor Mark shares 5 steps to help us T.R.U.S.T. in our own resurrection from Luke 24:36-49.
Monday, March 29, 2010
On Palm Sunday, Jesus began the Resurrection Parade that still continues today. On his triumphal entry to Jerusalem, the religious leaders got three things right about Jesus that we sometimes get wrong. Sadly they also got three things wrong about Jesus that we still sometimes get wrong today.
Sunday, March 21, 2010
We should be excited about our new and improved, resurrected bodies. When Christ-followers are resurrected, they will be raised imperishable, in glory, in power and will have spiritual bodies. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel to find out exactly what this will mean for us.
Sunday, March 14, 2010
What's the big deal about the resurrection? Why is it so important for the faith of a Christ follower? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we learn 8 basic truths about the resurrection.
Sunday, March 7, 2010
The OTHER brother did not share his father's heart for the LOST son. What can we learn in this final Luke 15 passage that can help us not become the Others to a LOST world? Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel for this grace filled reminder.
Sunday, February 28, 2010
What is so radical about our heavenly Father's love for us? Join Pastor Mark Pierce for part 5 of LOST as we study Luke 15:17-24.
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Volte-Face means an about face, a u-turn. If we are LOST, a u-turn is usually a good idea. The Biblical word for this is repentance. In part 4 of LOST, join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel for the six-step process of repentance we learn from the Prodigal Son in Luke 15.
Sunday, February 14, 2010
What should a Christ follower learn from the younger son in Jesus' Prodigal parable? In "Wasted" we consider 5 versions of one key question we should ask ourselves every single day. Join Pastor Mark Pierce as we study Luke 15:11-16
Monday, February 8, 2010
Jesus told us that God searches for lost people in the same way that a woman searches for a lost and precious coin. What are the ten motivating facts that make us want to search as diligently as God? Join Pastor Mark Pierce as we study Luke 15:8-10.
Sunday, January 31, 2010
What is God's favorite number when it comes to LOST people? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we begin studying Luke 15. Tonight we learn that LOST people matter to God and should matter to us too!
Monday, January 25, 2010
Monday, January 18, 2010
When we receive an impression we think is from God, how can we know for sure? Here are seven tests to recognize God's voice. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we continue our series, Learning to Listen to God.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
God loves us so much that He not only wants to listen to us, but wants to talk to us too! Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we learn four different ways God talks to us.
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
If we don't hear from God, it doesn't mean He isn't speaking. It means we aren't hearing. What are the four attitudes we need to foster to be able to hear God speak? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Luke 8:4-15.