Gerson Mercadal

Gerson is based in Spain and is passionate about reaching both the highly secular anti-theists in Spain and the nominally Christian who have not yet embraced the freedom and truth of the message of Jesus.

Gerson Mercadal is an itinerant speaker with Fundación RZ, RZIM’s regional office in Spain. Gerson holds a degree in building engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, a certificate in Christian apologetics from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA), and a certificate in theological studies from Wycliffe Hall (University of Oxford).

Gerson has been working closely with university students during the last five years, first as a volunteer with Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship (UCCF) in Canterbury, then as a student worker with Trinity Church Oxford, discipling and preaching as part of the leadership team, and finally as a staff worker with IFES in Madrid for three years, a role that he pursued alongside his time as an OCCA fellow based in Madrid. As a fulltime itinerant, he now enjoys opportunities to speak in other settings, but he always loves to come back to the universities and to get to know students. The goal continues to be to make Jesus known and to break down intellectual and emotional barriers to the biblical gospel.

Gerson enjoys speaking on a variety of topics and always enjoys preparing new talks. Amongst other topics, Gerson has spoken on “Why Jesus? Aren’t All Religions the Same?” “Where Is God When It Hurts?” “Is God Against Sex?” “Is the Christian Hope a Fairytale?” and “Is There More To Life Than This?"

Gerson is passionate about reaching both the highly secular anti-theists in Spain and the nominally Christian who have not yet embraced the freedom and truth of the message of Jesus.

Poner la fe cristiana a prueba es, no solo válido, sino altamente recomendable. Pero si uno va a hacerlo, tiene que poner a prueba una representación real e integra de la misma, no una caricatura. Hacer menos que eso es taparse los ojos.

Upcoming Appearances by Gerson Mercadal

Student Retreat

Madrid

October 26

Gerson Mercadal
Summary
Bible expositions and seminars for university students. One-day retreat organized by Christian student unions in Madrid (GBU). 

FEUER

Bucharest

October 31

Andy Wickham, Gerson Mercadal
Summary
FEUER is a loose network of evangelists working in the European university context. By invitation only.

Behold Europe

Tarragona, Spain

November 29

Andy Wickham, Gerson Mercadal
Summary
'Behold' is a gathering for young European evangelists for a time of encouragement, equipping and envisioning. With a clear focus on the proclamation of the Gospel, we will explore together the challenges facing us today in Europe, and be inspired and equipped as we strategically work together with a desire to see true Gospel impact in our day. (By invitation only)

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