When I was in college, one of my favorite parts of my year was summer break. No class, no deadlines, no school of any kind! I looked forward to sleeping in, seeing old friends, and going to the beach. I had also just worked like crazy during finals, and I wanted to turn my brain off. I’m now a number of years out of college and when I look back at most of my summers, I completely wasted them.Read Now
Part 1 was about why you need to go, and this part intends to help you move past the obstacles that may be preventing you from going. I spent a summer overseas in East Asia between my sophomore and junior year and I had to face a couple of these. Here are the three most common I hear from students about why they cannot spend their summer on God’s mission.Read Now
Wednesday night (December 28), my family was traveling home from visiting family in another part of NC. We stopped for dinner at a Chick-fil-a in grand ‘ole Salisbury. Across the room were 2 college students having the exact same conversation I had 15 years ago that changed my life forever.Read Now
When I (Scott) was in college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. My time was mostly spent hanging out with friends, sleeping in, and eating Doritos until I felt sick. I loved Jesus but I didn’t have a vision for my life. I had no idea what I wanted to do after college and I definitely didn’t know what God wanted for me.Read Now
At Mercy Church, we believe that our success is not measured by our seating capacity, but by our sending capacity. Jesus came for us to save and send us, and as a response, we want to equip and send disciples of Jesus into our city and the world.
College students, this includes you! We want to provide opportunities for you to grow deeply in your faith in Jesus, connect with meaningful, gospel-centered community, and to experience firsthand the mission of God.Read Now