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Posts by Gene Mermilliod

Posts by Gene Mermilliod

Pray for our Partners

As a church, TCBC seeks to “go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation” (Mark 16:15).  In this pursuit, we are connected with and support global partners such as the Booths in Portugal, the Jeremiadosses and Nobles in Uganda, the Schultzes in the Middle East, and the Watsons in South Asia, in addition to organizations such as the International Mission Board.  We also work to plant churches nationally with the North American Mission Board and…

Neighbors & Nations Elder Conversation

Listen to a Neighbors and Nations Elder Conversation with Zane Pratt and Mike Laughrun. Going beyond one week of Neighbors and Nations To learn more about our sending opportunities as a church, read Pastor Gene’s letter below To learn more about how to share the gospel, visit tcbchurch.org/gomoments To pray for gospel opportunities around the world, visit imb.org/pray To give to Give2Go, visit tcbchurch.org/give2go To go on an upcoming trip, visit tcbchurch.org/gotrips Letter by Gene MermilliodAs one of the pastors…

Wise Practices – How Do I Increase My Regular Giving When I Have Debt?

Our current letter series “Wise Practices” aims to share practical knowledge and wisdom to help us grow as doers of the word. Each letter will share applied methods and answer a ‘how.’ These practices are not perfect or comprehensive. They are personal testimonies; shared knowledge and wisdom gained through pursuit and service that helped facilitate growth in our lives. We pray they help you grow as well. Debt is a big problem within our American system. Personal debt in the…

Wise Practices: How Overcome Fear and Walk by Faith

Our current letter series “Wise Practices” aims to share practical knowledge and wisdom to help us grow as doers of the word. Each letter will share applied methods and answer a ‘how.’ These practices are not perfect or comprehensive. They are personal testimonies; shared knowledge and wisdom gained through pursuit and service that helped facilitate growth in our lives. We pray they help you grow as well. We live in a world that has been corrupted by sin and is…

Having an Attitude of Gratitude

I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together. Psalm 34:1-3 You may ask, “But what if I don’t like my circumstances?” “What if I have recently lost the love of my life?” “What if I am estranged from my spouse or children?” “What if…

The Promise of Stewardship

July 20, 2022The Promise of StewardshipElder Letter by Gene Mermilliod You may be surprised to learn that as a young man in my twenties, even in the early years of my service to the Lord as a youth pastor, I was a thief. Another way to put it biblically is that I was a God robber. In the book of Malachi, the Lord speaks to His people and asks a question, then immediately pronounces a startling accusation. He asks, “Will…

Abide – Knowing and Following the Will of God

June 2, 2022Abide – Knowing and Following the Will of GodElder Letter by Gene Mermilliod “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do no lean on your own understanding.In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” [Proverbs 3:5-6] The practice of abiding in Christ is to know and follow His will for our lives. Sometimes it may feel as if the will of God is hidden like a buried treasure chest with relatively…