Pastor Nelson Mercado

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Pastor Nelson Mercado has served as pastor in the KY-TN Conference since 2012 after graduating with a BA in Theology from SAU in Collegedale, TN. His first assignment was Murfreesboro/Tullahoma/Decherd Church district where he served for 6 years. Before he was a pastor, he worked as a paramedic for the Philadelphia Fire Department where he served for 11 years as both paramedic and firefighter and also worked as a paramedic for Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga for 4 years. He served our country in The US. Navy where he served as a Hospital Corpsman. Pastor Mercado graduated in December of 2019 with a master’s in ministry with a concentration in Evangelism and Missions from Southern Adventist University. He has been married to his high school sweetheart Lucy since 1990. They have two kids, Jean Luc who is 28 and works as a payroll specialist, and Ariana who is 22, a student at Andrews University.
Pastor Mercado is passionate about evangelism and making friends in the community.

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What will the righteous be doing in heaven during the infamous "1000 years of Revelation? What will Satan be doing? And, what does all this have to do with the plan of salvation and today's present truth?

Nelson Mercado

Jul 23, 2022

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Jesus spoke about deceptions having to do with His 2nd coming. Are many Christians today being deceived? How will Jesus return and why is this part of today's "Present Truth"?

Nelson Mercado

Jul 16, 2022

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Join us for the 1st part of the "Present Truth Series." What is the Everlasting Gospel? Why is this important in these last days?

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Jul 2, 2022

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The reality of suffering and how it is incompatible with a God who is love is the greatest challenge for Christians. But is God responsible for the world's suffering? Join us for another "Sabbath Evangelism."

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Jun 25, 2022

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Corrie Ten Boom (WWII Survivor) tells a powerful story about the impact of forgiveness in her life and how it should impact ours.

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Jun 11, 2022

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The second part of "A Perfect reflection," where we debunked "Last Generation Theology." Does denying the belief of sinlessness before Jesus' second coming justify unholy living? What does holiness mean and what does it look like?

Nelson Mercado

May 21, 2022

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Will God require His last generation of saints to be perfectly sinless? What is Biblical Perfection? Join us as we study Matthew 5:48 and the concept of "Last Generation Theology.

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May 7, 2022

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Many today are wondering about what the future holds. Who is in control of the events happening all around us? The answer to these questions is found in the Bible; in a dream, God gave to a king many years ago.

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Nelson Mercado

Apr 16, 2022

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Is Transformation possible? How should a Christian live after accepting Jesus, the Common Solution to sin?

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Nelson Mercado

Apr 9, 2022

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The first of five messages of "A Common Journey through the Book of Romans." What does it mean to be saved? What are we being saved from?

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Nelson Mercado

Mar 19, 2022

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We all know that salvation is by grace through faith in Jesus. But what does grace look like and what is our responsibility once grace has been extended to us? Join us as we look at the story of Joshua the priest in Zechariah 3. We will conclude with communion service,

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Nelson Mercado

Mar 12, 2022

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God has given each person a gift that they are to share with others to help advance His agenda. They are called "spiritual gifts." What are they, why are they important, and will you use them? Join us as we study the writings of Paul in Rom. 12, 1 Cor. 12, and Eph. 4.

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Nelson Mercado

Mar 5, 2022

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Christians believe that Jesus is the Messiah. Does the Bible provide any evidence that proves this? Join us as we look at the Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.

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Nelson Mercado

Feb 19, 2022

The Church grew exponentially in its early days. Why is that not happening today? What are we missing? Join us as we study Acts 1:4-8.

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Nelson Mercado

Feb 5, 2022

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Many today ask, "Who is God?" Furthermore, "What is He like?" These are important questions. Join us as we discover the evidence, not only of His existence, but of His character.

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Nelson Mercado

Jan 22, 2022

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Is the church in need of Revival? If so, what are the requirements needed for revival to take place? Join us for a study on revival from 1 Samuel 7:3-13.

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Nelson Mercado

Jan 8, 2022

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A long-time Christian that is still a spiritual baby is a contradiction. Whether a new convert is six or sixty, that person is still a new Christian and needs to grow and mature spiritually. What are the steps we need to take to make sure we are growing spiritually? Join us as we study the story of the feeding of the 5000 in Matt. 14:13-21

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Nelson Mercado

Dec 18, 2021

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Nelson Mercado

Nov 27, 2021

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There seems to be little in the way of gratitude these days. Could it be that we have forgotten God's benefits? What are the benefits we receive from God? Join us as we study Ps. 103.

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