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.

Nelson Mercado

Dec 3, 2022

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The 7th day Sabbath is part of the good news of scripture. It is also part of the end time present truth message that is to be preached to every tribe, tongue, and people. But what does keeping the Sabbath look like?

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Many Christians today believe and even celebrate that God does not require Christians to keep the commandments. But what does the bible say about the importance of the law of God, and why is this part of the Present Truth?

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Is the Investigative Judgment necessary? If so, Why? And, can we have the assurance of salvation with such a doctrine?

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After the apostle John's bittersweet experience of eating the little scroll of Revelation 10:11, he is told to prophesy again. What was he to prophesy? And, What does this have to do with the Investigative Judgment?

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"The Judgment has come" When did the judgment start, and why is this part of the Present Truth? Join us as we continue our Present Truth Series

Nelson Mercado

Aug 20, 2022

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Satan is the master in the art of deception and compromises. Because of this, compromise has entered the church. What is the reason for this and what can we learn about not compromising from the story of the exodus and the exchanges between Moses and Pharoah?

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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"?

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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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Nelson Mercado

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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Nelson Mercado

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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Nelson Mercado

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?

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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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Nelson Mercado

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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