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We are pleased to present the sermons of Dr. James Merritt, one of America’s great expository preachers. For more than 40 years, Dr. Merritt has preached God’s Word through the local church he pastors, as well as through Touching Lives weekly television broadcasts. 

Dr. Merritt’s messages are available here via digital download, along with outlines, note pages, PowerPoint slides and other resources, for a modest cost.

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Envision (Series)

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The Bible says without vision, the people perish. Having a strong and clear vision for the church, its purpose and mission, is a mandate for every pastor as a spiritual and organizational leader. Yet vision is sometimes bogged down in corporate wording, long statements that rhyme and often mean very little beyond the paper that they are written on. In God's Word we find a simple and clear vision for the church. A purpose for His people that comes from Scripture and can be fulfilled by individuals trusting Christ and living according to His precepts.


In this four-part series, Dr. Merritt unpacks a simple vision for the church. The series originally introduced ideas that became the mission statement for Dr. Merritt's own church, but the precepts themselves transcend any specific church and are a great rallying cry for any leader who wants his church to know its purpose in the world. Can you envision a church that loves God, serves others, and shares Jesus at every opportunity?


Keywords: vision, mission, engage, understanding, church, body, believers, purpose, forward, leadership, DNA, clarity, see, sight


Series messages include:


  1. Envision a Church After God's Own Heart
  2. Envision the Great Commandment
  3. Envision the Great Commitment
  4. Envision the Great Commission


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