Aug 25, 2019
Father’s Heart
Series: 2019
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  • Aug 25, 2019Father’s Heart
    Aug 25, 2019
    Father’s Heart
    Series: 2019
  • Aug 18, 2019Impossible to Possible
    Aug 18, 2019
    Impossible to Possible
    Series: 2019
  • Aug 11, 2019Kingdom Expectation
    Aug 11, 2019
    Kingdom Expectation
    Series: 2019
    Kingdom expectation is the expectation that God is extremely present and wants to speak into every situation and aspect of our lives. The amount of expectation we have directly influences how we act and pray in situations. Four main ways to increase the amount of expectation in our lives: 1) Be honest with yourself and with God about where you are at and ask Him to supply more. 2) Take time to marvel at what God has done in the scriptures, in your life, and in our church. God is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow and when we see what He has done it fuels our faith for what He wants to do through us. 3) Walk with people in our community and hear their stories of God's mighty works. 4) Go after it. Take steps of faith to see God work in areas that you know He works in but you haven't seen personally. I believe God is raising the expectation level in our church because He will be doing things through us in our city that we cannot even fathom yet. Blessings, Zach
  • Aug 4, 2019The Power of Confession
    Aug 4, 2019
    The Power of Confession
    Series: 2019
    TBC Worship Minister Colleen Howell speaks on the power of confession, drawing on personal experience. Spoken confession is powerful as both a tool and a key.
     
    Confession is a tool that disarms the destructive power of shame and fear to keep us in hiding, blind us from truth, isolate us from community, and prevent us from growing in healthy relationships with God and others.
     
    Confession is a key that unlocks paths for reconciliation, healing, restoration, and wholeness. Confession in the context of God and God’s people is holy vulnerability. We become vulnerable when we expose our true selves, admit our imperfections, and speak aloud our brokenness. But it’s vulnerability we can trust God with and God’s people with. And in the giving and receiving of confession, this vulnerability becomes holy, because there is space for grace, forgiveness, and healing.
     
    The New Testament speaks of four types of confession and the power of each form of confession:
    1. Confession of sins or offenses against other people (reconciliation). God’s heart for us is always reconciliation and wholeness. The power in confessing sins to others is reconciliation and restoration of interpersonal relationships (Matthew 5:23-24) as well as personal healing (James 5:16).
     
    2. Confession of sins to God (peace). God’s forgives our sins regardless of whether we confess them. But confession is powerful for breaking the chains of shame and guilt, for bringing inner peace, and a clean heart. (1 John 1:8-9; Psalm 51)
     
    3. Confession of faith to others (testimony). Our spoken testimonies change atmospheres, as God has entrusted to us the ministry of opening the door of reconciliation to God. (2 Corinthians 5:18-20)
     
    4. Confession of faith in God (salvation). Scripture tells us that if we confess with our mouths that Jesus is Lord and believe in our hearts that God raised Him from the dead, then we will be saved. (Romans 10:8-10) Recognize the power of confession in your own life. In faith and obedience to the Holy Spirit’s leading, step into holy vulnerability in your relationships with God and others.
  • Jul 7, 2019Life
    Jul 7, 2019
    Life
    Series: 2019