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Each week we make our Sunday Morning messages available for replay. Our goal is that you will be able to draw closer to Jesus as you listen to the messages on this page.
John and Rachel live in Mansfield with their seven children. John started in ministry about 13 years ago and currently serves as a lead pastor in the Mansfield area. John became the Lead Pastor at MCA in June 2019. John’s ministry philosophy three-fold. He believes he needs to delight in the presence of God, to discover transformation through the power of Jesus Christ and dwell with other believers through the unity of the Holy Spirit.

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Foolish words cause harm, wise words give hope and your words reveal your heart. Listen to the message by Pastor John Risner and hear more about the Power of Words.

You can watch the sermon on our YouTube Channel wit this link: https://youtu.be/pW8mQlMbR04


A message from Pastor John Risner from the Tech Wise sermon series entitled "Social Distancing, Yet Relationally Connected".

You can listen to the sermon audio or watch the video with this link.  Social Distancing, Yet Relationally Connected
This morning Pastor John Risner brings the message remotely from his home. Entering God's Rest is the sermon title and continues in the Tech Wise Sermon Series.

You can watch the message on youtube with this link: Entering God's Rest
This morning we are continuing in the Tech Wise sermon series where Pastor John Risner shares thoughts about Keeping Technology In It's Place.
This is the first sermon of the Tech Wise sermon series. As we start the series, we recognize that in all that we do we want to honor God. Technology is great, especially, when it is used to shape us to be more like Christ.
This message is the last in the 2020 Seminar for Growth series "It Is Well With My Soul". Pastor John Risner preaches from Colossians chapter 3 about Working Well: Vocational Well-Being.
This morning we begin our Seminar for Growth Sermon Series entitled "It Is Well With My Soul". Pastor John Risner kicks off the series with three blessings that we receive through Spiritual Well-Being.
During this message we take a look at 3 responses to God through worship. Praise, Generosity and Obedience.
Receiving gifts isn’t always comfortable. We tend to think we don’t need it. Receiving can put us in a vulnerable position because it admits our need. What are some things you have received from God?
Rembering helps us worship God for what He has done. Listen in as Pastor John Risner continues preaching from the Recalibrate sermon series.
Worship recalibrates our hearts to God. To recalibrate means “to carefully adjust or align something again.”
When you are tempted...God always provides A Way Out. Listen in as Pastor John Risner shares a message from 1 Corinthians 10:12-13 that will encourage you as you head into 2020.
This week we conclude our Advent sermon series with a message from Pastor John Risner...Love Has Come.
The third week of Advent we take a look at Joy, from Luke chapter 2 as we recount the Shepherd experience on the night that Jesus was born.
Week 2 of Advent and a message from Matthew chapter 2 drawing our minds toward Peace.
We kick off Advent with this week as we look at the Luke chapter 1. In this passage we learn from Zechariah and Elizabeth when the God let them know that their hope for a child would come to pass.  
This morning we close out "The Good Fight" sermon series with a message from 1 Timothy 6. Listen in as Pastor John Risner teaches from God's Word. 
A message from Pastor John Risner entitled "Honoring The Elderly" from the book of 1 Timothy.
Do you exercise your faith? We often view training and exercise from the standpoint of sporting activities or keeping fit. What about your spiritual fitness? Listen in as Pastor John Risner speaks from 1 Timothy chapter 4 during our morning worship service this week.
Have you ever thought about your church organization? Elders, Deacons, Overseers. Listen to our morning message as Pastor John Risner preaches from 1 Timothy chapter 3.

Are you a tech wise family? In this sermon series we will learn how to navigate our digital world while keeping our focus on Jesus. The Tech Wise sermon series begins on March 1st. 

"For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you." Proverbs 2:6, 11 (NIV)

It Is Well With My Soul is our 4 week Seminar for Growth series. It will run through the month of February and will feature the following speakers....

John Risner - Lead Pastor at MCA
Chris White - Managing Partner, White Law Office
Dave Szafranski - Edgewater Pro Sports Finanical
 
 
Worship recalibrates our hearts to God. To recalibrate means “to carefully adjust or align something again.” In this 4-week sermon series we will be encouraged to worship God as we go through the crazy twists and turns of life. The series begins on January 5, 2020.
Over the first four weeks of December we will be starting the celebration as we anticipate Christmas. We will use an Advent Wreath to help remind us of the growing light of Christ who is coming again in all fullness into the darkness of our world. Until the dawning of that great day, we watch and wait for Christ’s coming into the darkness of our world, lighting candles of hope, peace, joy, and love.

December 1 - Hope
December 8 - Peace
December 15 - Joy
December 22 - Love


This is a five-week sermon series from the book of 1 Timothy. The series begins on October 27th. 
This sermon series is a four part look at the work God called Nehemiah to do. It will show us how Nehemiah's life can be an example in our own lives to find our purpose and follow God's calling in our lives.

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