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Stan Grizzle has served in various ministry positions over the past 41 years. Most recently Stan was the pastor of Cornerstone Mennonite Church in Hartville, Ohio. He retired from Cornerstone in April 2018 after serving for 21 years. He and his wife Susan live in Akron, Ohio and have two children and two grandchildren.

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This recording is kind of the Fairwell address for Stan Grizzle as Interim Pastor at MCA. The first part was shared just before Stan presented the morning message. Following his message the MCA Elder Board joined him on stage and shared a thank you gift. Thank you Stan and Susan!
This sermon is Pastor Stan Grizzle's final sermon as Interim Pastor of MCA. 
In the Christian life there are trials and temptations. James doesn’t say – IF you face trials – but WHENEVER you face them. James tells us to turn our hardships into times of learning.
The apostle John’s emphasis of obedience to the will of God is significant ...
“And the world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the
will of God abides forever” (1 John 2:17, NASB).

Those living in fellowship (“walking in the light”) with Christ will manifest two
important attitudes ...
1. A Willing Obedience Toward The Will Of God. 
2. An Eternal Perspective Toward All Of Life.
We live in an age of uncertainty, don’t we? It seems like all of the things that you can really count on – all the things that we are really sure of – are coming unglued. Paul lived in a time of uncertainty, too. If you stop and think about it – his life, his health, his freedom were in constant jeopardy. And yet, in the midst of the uncertainty that swirled around him, Paul wrote these lines with confidence. He says – “And we know ...” This was not an untested hypothesis. What he is about to tell us is absolute truth. Paul was confident of it.
The Bible commands us to forgive others when they have wronged us and to seek forgiveness when we have wronged others. When God forgives you – you are freed from guilt and restored to fellowship with Him. When you forgive someone who has wronged you – you are freed from the bitterness and resentment that can saturate your soul like toxic waste. Receiving God’s forgiveness and forgiving others are at the core of what it means to be a Christian.
Week 8 and our final session of the Revelation Study.
Pastor Stan Grizzle presents a message during our Easter Service entitled: "Your Personal Encounter With The Risen Christ"
Week 7 of our 8 week Study through the Book of Revelation.
A message by Pastor Stan Gizzle to lead us into the Easter Celebration.
This is week 6 of our eight week study in the book of Revelation
This sermon wraps up the Conversations With Solomon sermon series with our final look at Ecclesiastes. Listen in as Pastor Stan Grizzle shares a biblical view of how we can face an uncertain future.
This is week five of our study through the book of Revelation.
This is week four of our eight week study in Revelation
Week 3 of the Wednesday Night study through the book of Revelation. Take note that we are now adding handouts to the podcast.
This is week 2 of our Wednesday night bible study from the book of Revelation.
This is the seventh sermon in our Conversations with Solomon series. Listen as Pastor Stan Grizzle shares from the perspective of Solomon about work.
A Wednesday Night Bible Study through the Book of Revelation. Week one focused on...Keys to Understanding the Book of Revelation.
How much money is enough? Solomon asked that question about 5,000 years ago. Ecclesiastes 5:11 (TLB) … “What is the advantage of wealth?”
The problem most of us face is worry over money. When problems arise, we are tempted to think that a little more money would solve the problem.
We subconsciously think … If I have more money, then I’ll be happy.  Ecclesiastes 5 is a practical commentary on money and financial integrity.
Death is a topic that most people don’t want to talk about. When people talk about death and dying – they often use terms like: “passing on” or “slipping away” or “going to a better place.” Funerals are now called “a celebration of life service.” Cemeteries are now known as “memorial gardens.” 
The statistics on people dying are 100 percent. That makes it a relevant subject. Solomon speaks honestly about death and dying in words of realism balanced with hope. What does Solomon have to say to us about ... “What happens after I die?”
During this 3-week series we will look at several passages of scripture that include ALL in the text to teach us important truths about God.

May 5    ALL Things Work Together
May 19  Count it ALL Joy
May 26  We Must ALL Stand

Easter Services at MCA include:

Good Friday Night of Worship - April 19 6:00pm
Sunrise Service - April 21 6:45am
Easter Service - April 21 9:00am
The End is a Wednesday Night Study through the book of Revelation. Wednesday nights starting at 7:00pm

The End Outline

February 27th   Keys To Understanding the Book Of Revelation
March 13th   Transported in Time to See Jesus 
How To Find The Perfect Church
March 20th   A Glimpse Into Heaven
A Look at The Book of Revelation
The Seals and The Sealed
March 27th   Trumpet Lessons
Divine Parenthesis and Spirtual Warfare
Past, Present and Future
April 3rd   Beasts...Bowls...and Babylon
April 10th   The Eternal State
April 17th   Living in a Perfect World and Judge Jesus
Trial, Verdict and Sentence
April 24th   What Will Heaven Be Like?


Cafés are a natural place to engage in conversations about God. Many of us don’t just swing by for a quick caffeine fix and then dash out. We like to sit down, relax, and read a book or engage in conversation with a friend over a cup of coffee with espresso brownies or cranberry-orange muffins.

A coffee shop is a superb place to talk about what’s important … what makes for good life … why we should be moral … what is really real.

In café chats … you ultimately get down to the issues of truth and reality … the fundamentals of any philosophy of life. Let’s imagine walking into the Salt Creek Cafe and getting our coffee and sitting down and striking up a conversation with a stranger there who happens to be Solomon. What direction do you think that conversation would take? What would we talk about? I believe we have that conversation recorded for us in the Book of Ecclesiastes.
During the month of December we will celebrate Advent with this sermon series about Christmas....

Hope - Christmas Is A Time To Share The Gospel
Faith - Christmas Is A Time to Prepare Your Heart
Joy - Christmas Is A Time to Search for Joy
Peace - Christmas Is A Time to Hear From Angels
During this three week series Pastor Stan Grizzle will speak about marriage, relationships and children.

Topics of general interest.