Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Monday, December 19, 2011
We learn how to turn surprise into surrender by studying Mary's dialog with the angel. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Luke 1:34-38.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Some Christians believe in their future resurrection because they should. Others believe in it because they want to - they hope it will happen. But can we really KNOW we will be resurrected? Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we study Romans 8:9-11.
Monday, December 5, 2011
One way we can KNOW our faith is authentic is to THINK like Jesus! Romans 8:5-8 gives us insight on how to set our minds like Christ. Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we discover 4 clues for how to think like Jesus.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Romans 8:1 tells us that if we are Christ-followers, we are not condemned! What does this mean? How can we know this? Pastor Mark talks about the 4 Rs of our freedom in Christ.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Being strong and courageous usually happens when we feel weak and fearful. Here are three ways we can BE strong and courageous, despite how we FEEL. Join Pastor Mark as we study Joshua 1:5-8.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
How do you know your dreams come true are God'd dreams and not just your own desires? We examine Joseph's life and learn 4 ways to know if our dreams have come from God. Join Pastor Mark from Church Requel as we wrap up our Dreamcoat sermon series.
Monday, October 31, 2011
There are down times in our lives when our soul says, "Thanks for nothing," times when our dreams don't seem to come true. Join Pastor Mark from Church Requel as we examine Joseph's life to learn 6 ways to remain U.P.B.E.A.T. in these down times.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
The phrase "Green With Envy" demonstrates that envy makes us sick. Pastor Mark shares 6 reasons why envy hurts us. Randy Craig shares his own stuggles with envy. Scripture comes from Genesis 37:18-28.
Monday, October 17, 2011
Dreams are important. Sometimes dreams are even from God! If we're not careful, we can turn our dreams into nightmares. Join Mark Pierce of Church Requel and learn 3 ways we can dream ugly. The Scripture comes from Genesis 37:3-10.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
In football two guards protect the quarterback. We Christians also have 2 guards. Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we talk about both guards AND the 3 steps we take to guard our faith. The Scripture comes from 2 Timothy 1:8-14.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Just like football players never want to fumble the ball, Christ-followers don't want to fumble their faith. Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we talk about how to handle temptation. 1 Corinthians 10:11-13
Monday, September 26, 2011
What is our defense when someone's offense, or sin, comes against us? Jesus gave us 4 very specific instructions of how we are to respond. Just like in football, there is an order to how we respond, a 1st down, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Join Pastor Mark in this study of Matthew 18:15-17.
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Even professional athletes at the top of their game need discipline. In this first sermon in the SNF series, we consider the Bible's admonition to run the race to win. Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we study 1 Cor. 9:24-27.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Monday, September 5, 2011
Monday, August 29, 2011
Big Buts can get in the way of our following Jesus. We're not talking derrieres here. Rather we're talking about our excuses and other priorities that can come between us and Christ. Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we study Luke 14:15-24.
Monday, August 22, 2011
The Bible tells us that we are a new creation. But sometimes we don't live like we are a new creation? What makes the difference? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we discuss the importance of reconciliation.
Sunday, August 7, 2011
How do we remain joyful when Wall Street, Main Street, and Your Street all take an economic plunge? By knowing the differences of God-O-Nomics! Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel in this timely teaching from James 1:9-11.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Doubt is the great robber of joy. Without faith we can't believe that God is with us or that He cares or that He has any help. In this Church Requel talk, Pastor Mark affirms that God gives wisdom generously to all without reproach.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Endurance is the key for the Christ-follower to remains faithful and mature in his faith. It also translates the trials of our life into joy. Find out how from Pastor Mark Pierce from Church Requel as we continue our study of James 1:2-4.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
How do we experience joy in both the blessings and testings of life. Join Pastor Mark Pierce in this first sermon of four on the topic of Christian joy. From James 1:2-12.
Monday, July 11, 2011
We are to stand firm in our Christian freedom. In this talk from Galatians 5, Pastor Mark explains the two challenges we need to guard in order to maintain true Christian liberty.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
How does God provide comfort in our time of loss? Join Pastor Mark Pierce for this special memorial sermon from Church Requel on July 3, 2011.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Sunday, June 19, 2011
When Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, he provided at least 7 illustrations of God as father. On this Father's Day we celebrate dads and consider what we do when our own image of dad is not so great.
Monday, June 13, 2011
If we are disciples of Christ, then we'll be world changers like Jesus was. Either we are changing the world or the world is changing us. Join Pastor Mark Pierce in this study of Luke 6:40-45.
Monday, June 6, 2011
What would a commencement address sound like for the rest of us? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel in this unique study of 2 Corinthians 8:3-12.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Monday, May 23, 2011
Building a team requires us to inspect what we expect and to expect what we inspect. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Nehemiah 2:11-18.
Monday, May 16, 2011
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Every great leader begins with compassion. In this first Leaership session, we learn that leaders are willing to ask, mourn, pray, and respond. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel in this study of Nehemiah 1.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Jesus says, "Follow me," no matter how we have failed to follow in the past. That's what G.R.A.C.E. is all about. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel for this Easter story of resurrection and restoration.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Last night I had the privilege of speaking at the combined Good Friday service of Church Requel and Ontario Christian Fellowship. I continued the Final Words sermon series with an examination of Jesus' last words, "It is finished." Join me in this 18-minute audio as we talk about the finished, completed, accomplished, and perfect work of Jesus on the cross.
Monday, April 18, 2011
Sunday, April 10, 2011
One of Jesus' final words was the Holy Spirit will come. In fact, Jesus said it was to our advantage that he went away "so the Helper will come." What are these advantages? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study John 16:7-14.
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Jesus gave a NEW commandment: to love one another as he loved us. What are the six credentials that show the world we are really Christ-followers? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study John 15:12-17.
Monday, March 28, 2011
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Jesus is preparing many rooms for his followers. What does this tell us about heaven? Jesus said he is the way, the truth and the life. What does this mean about our journey to heaven? Join Pastor Mark Pierce in this study of John 14:1-6
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Does our Christian faith actually W.O.R.K. at work? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Ephesians 6:5-9.
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Why should children obey their parents? What are six ways children can honor their parents? With what 3 things should parents raise their children? These questions are all answered by Mark Pierce of Church Requel in this study of Ephesians 6:1-4.
Sunday, February 27, 2011
What is the best way for a wife to romance her husband. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel for this in-depth discussion on the topic of submission from Ephesians 5.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
What does submission mean for a husband? What are the three ways a husband should romance his wife? Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we seek the answers to these questions from Ephesians 5.
Sunday, February 13, 2011
God's Word has some great advice for the romantically challenged. We learn 3 parts of God's plan for real romance and we receive 4 hints for making the most of every opportunity. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel in this study of Ephesians 5.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
The question is not whether or not we worship. We were created to worship. The question is who will we worship. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Exodus 20:1-6.
Sunday, January 30, 2011
What do you do when you're really stuck. Join Pastor Mark of Church Requel as we study 2 Corinthians 12:7-10. We learn why we get stuck, how we get unstuck, and what we should do about it.
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Are you stuck? Stuck in a bad relationship, tough situation, bad job... no job? Can't move forward? Can't move back? You're not alone! Lesson #1 is God will keep you. Join Pastor Mark Pierce for a journey through the Bible of stuck people in stuck circumstances.
Monday, January 10, 2011
Pastor Mark completes the study from Proverbs 3:1-12 with the resolutions to fear the Lord, tithe to the Lord, and accept discipline from the Lord.
Sunday, January 2, 2011
In this New Year's message,we consider spiritual resolutions that we might make for 2011. Join Pastor Mark Pierce of Church Requel as we study Proverbs 3:1-12.