Sermon Series

Guest Messages

Messages brought to us from friends outside of Mercy Church

Guest Messages
Sign 4: Feeding the 5000

Sign 4: Feeding the 5000

by Spence Shelton

Pastor Spence dives into the significance of the feeding of the 5000 as the only sign of Jesus recorded in all four Gospels, highlighting Jesus' role as the bread of life. He walks through the abundance Jesus provides, his sustenance as the bread of life, and the practical application of making him the center of our daily lives. Pastor Spence concludes with a call to believe in Jesus, rely on him in times of need, and make him the daily source of sustenance through prayer and Bible reading.

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Sign 3: Healing on the Sabbath

Sign 3: Healing on the Sabbath

by Spence Shelton

Pastor Spence continues in our series in the gospel of John. This week's message covers Jesus healing a disabled man after 38 years. The sermon highlights Jesus' miraculous power and challenges the rigid interpretation of Sabbath rules by the religious leaders. Pastor Spence emphasizes the importance of recognizing Jesus as the Messiah, finding true rest in Him, and looking beyond our rules and traditions so we don't miss the work of God in our lives and others.

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Sign 2: Healing the Official’s Son

Sign 2: Healing the Official’s Son

by Spence Shelton

Pastor Spence continues our new series on Jesus' signs recorded in the Gospel of John. He focuses on Jesus' miraculous healing of the royal official's son and discusses three key ingredients of faith.

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Sign 1: Water into Wine

Sign 1: Water into Wine

by Spence Shelton

Pastor Spence introduces our series on Jesus' signs in the gospel of John. Jesus' first sign, turning water into wine, reveals Jesus' power to transform shame into honor, and delivers a greater message of Jesus' glory and power.

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Blessed Are the Persecuted

Blessed Are the Persecuted

by Spence Shelton

Pastor Spence finishes our series with the eighth beatitude, "Blessed are the persecuted," by helping us understand what this verse means for the modern-day believer.

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers – Pastor Mike

Blessed Are the Peacemakers – Pastor Mike

by Mike Herman

Pastor Mike teaches on the seventh beatitude, "Blessed are the peacemakers," by defining peace, explaining our role as children of God, and giving practical handles on how we can live as peacemakers.

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers – Pastor Darrick

Blessed Are the Peacemakers – Pastor Darrick

by Darrick Smith

Pastor Darrick teaches on the seventh beatitude, "Blessed are the peacemakers," explaining that God's children embody a life of peacemaking.

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers – Pastor Brett

Blessed Are the Peacemakers – Pastor Brett

by Brett Bouldin

Pastor Brett teaches on the seventh beatitude, "Blessed are the peacemakers," defining what being a peacemaker means and giving practical advice for obtaining and maintaining peacefulness.

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Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

by Spence Shelton

Pastor Spence teaches on the sixth beatitude, "Blessed are the pure in heart," explaining what it means, how we become pure in heart, and how we remain that way.

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Come to Jesus and Bring Your Friends

Come to Jesus and Bring Your Friends

by Allan Waruhiu

Guest speaker Allan Waruhiu, Lead Pastor of Mercy Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya, appeals for us to come to Jesus and bring our friends! He focuses on Jesus' compassion and authority in healing the paralyzed man from Mark 2, and emphasizes the importance of having faith, trusting in God for the impossible, and sharing the message of Jesus with others.

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Blessed Are the Merciful

Blessed Are the Merciful

by Spence Shelton

Pastor Spence teaches on the fifth beatitude, "Blessed are the merciful," by exploring the concept of mercy using a parable from Matthew 18. He emphasizes that giving mercy opens the door to receiving more of God's mercy, urging believers to reflect on extending mercy to others despite difficulties, leading to healing and reconciliation.

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Blessed Are Those Who Hunger for Righteousness – Pastor Rashard

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger for Righteousness – Pastor Rashard

by Rashard Barnes

Pastor Rashard teaches on the fourth beatitude, explaining what it means to hunger and thirst for righteousness and encouraging listeners to draw near to God and empty themselves to the world so that they may be filled.

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Blessed Are Those Who Hunger for Righteousness – Pastor Josh

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger for Righteousness – Pastor Josh

by Josh Jones

Pastor Josh teaches on the fourth beatitude, explaining what it means to hunger and thirst for righteousness and emphasizing that only through Jesus can true satisfaction and restoration be found.

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Blessed Are Those Who Hunger for Righteousness – Pastor Brett

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger for Righteousness – Pastor Brett

by Brett Bouldin

Pastor Brett teaches on the fourth beatitude, explaining how we can navigate a spiritually hungry world to find true satisfaction and favor in God's kingdom.

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There is Hope for Sinners

There is Hope for Sinners

by Spence Shelton

Pastor Spence explains the significance of Jesus' resurrection. He discusses the credibility of the resurrection based on historical evidence. He addresses objections to it, challenges us to consider the implications of the resurrection on our lives, and invites us to find true joy and fulfillment in Jesus rather than in empty tombs.

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How Jesus Responds to Our Doubts

How Jesus Responds to Our Doubts

by Barnabas Piper

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The Plan of God

The Plan of God

by Derrick DeLain

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I Couldn’t Care More

I Couldn’t Care More

by Dr. James Merritt

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Psalm 95

Psalm 95

by Chris Gaynor

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I Want to See | Guest Speaker Chris Gaynor

I Want to See | Guest Speaker Chris Gaynor

by Chris Gaynor

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Adjust your awe

Adjust your awe

by Ryan Brooks

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Faith is a struggle – Chris Gaynor

Faith is a struggle – Chris Gaynor

by Chris Gaynor

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The Church’s Purpose – Derrick DeLain

The Church’s Purpose – Derrick DeLain

by Derrick DeLain

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Psalm 46 – Chris Gaynor

Psalm 46 – Chris Gaynor

by Chris Gaynor

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The Church Jesus Imagined

The Church Jesus Imagined

by Logan Dagley

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A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy

by Derrick DeLain

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Todd Unzicker Preaching

Todd Unzicker Preaching

by Todd Unzicker

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The Liberators

The Liberators

by Chuck Reed

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I Am A Mess & Yet Deeply Loved

I Am A Mess & Yet Deeply Loved

by BJ Thompson

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The Signs of a Sold Out Life

The Signs of a Sold Out Life

by Joey Schwartz

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You Can’t Do It, But He Can

You Can’t Do It, But He Can

by Curtis Andrusko

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Disillusioned Faith

Disillusioned Faith

by Chris Green

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Empowered For The Mission

Empowered For The Mission

by Mike McKee

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Assurance

Assurance

by Rich Bowman

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A Conversation on Racial Reconciliation

A Conversation on Racial Reconciliation

by Derrick DeLain

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The Hope of the New Covenant

The Hope of the New Covenant

by Derrick DeLain

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Fear or Faith

Fear or Faith

by Jason Gaston

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Humble Yourself

Humble Yourself

by Chris Gaynor

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Chosen But…

Chosen But…

by J.D. Greear

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Raise Your Gaze

Raise Your Gaze

by Ryan Brooks

Pastor Ryan Brooks from Vertical Church in Hillsborough, NC shares about his own experience with depression and encourages us to raise our gaze to Jesus in three key areas of life.

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This Is It

This Is It

by Trey Gouch

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Disciple or Deceived? How to Know for Sure You’re Saved

Disciple or Deceived? How to Know for Sure You’re Saved

Pastor Curtis Andrusko from The Summit Church in Durham, NC implores us to consider if our lives reflect the decision to follow Christ.

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Kingdom City Church

Kingdom City Church

by Joseph Anderson

Pastor Joseph Anderson emphasizes the need for the church to know and live out their identity as defined by God's Word. He challenges us to embrace God's love, prioritize community, engage with neighbors in our gospel-centered endeavors, and consider joining him and his wife as they plant Kingdom City Church in Atlanta, GA, this year.

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Come to Jesus and Bring Your Friends

Come to Jesus and Bring Your Friends

by Allan Waruhiu

Guest speaker Allan Waruhiu, Lead Pastor of Mercy Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya, appeals for us to come to Jesus and bring our friends! He focuses on Jesus' compassion and authority in healing the paralyzed man from Mark 2, and emphasizes the importance of having faith, trusting in God for the impossible, and sharing the message of Jesus with others.

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