"The Lord your God is in your midst, a victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy. He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy."
Z Experience is an intense weekend of seeking and encountering God with fellow Brothers. The focus is on life transformation by the empowerment of discovering your identity in Christ.
Each Experience is held at the "WatchTower Ranch" in Eastland County.
Registration Deadline is 30 days prior to the beginning of each weekend. (Note that you may register for any of the upcoming Z Experience weekends).
What is included?
How did Z EXPERIENCE change you?
“He exposed idolatry and put Christ back on the throne of my heart. After that moment, all other pains, hurts, disappointments and sin disappeared. Everything had become clear. I am a child of the Lion of Judah, the Great High King! He loves me and has fought for me. I felt at home for the first time under the out spread branches of His tree.”
"After passing through the gate at Watchtower Ranch this feeling of peace came over me and passing through the door I was overwhelmed. If I can say one thing about my Z experience it would be. Life changing."
"Years of struggles, pain and shame came to an end on my Z weekend!”
“To say God used Z to help “me turn a corner” would be an understatement! Chains were broken and healing began during my weekend at The Ranch! This Spirit-filled ministry helped me understand the grace and love God has for me!”
“The unstoppable love of God broke down my walls and healed what was broken in spite of me.”
“Z gave me uninterrupted time with Dad to sit at his feet, hear his voice and receive what he had for me. It was a protected time and place; every time I went out, I knew I was being lifted up in prayer by brothers who cared for me.”
What is Z Experience?
Z Experience is an intense weekend of seeking and encountering God with fellow brothers. The purpose and mission of the weekend is for you to find freedom and life transformation by fully stepping into your identity in Christ.
WHAT DO YOU DO ON Z EXPERIENCE?
There is a general framework for every Z Experience; however, the details often differ as each weekend is tailored towards the needs of those attending and according to the leading of the Holy Spirit. The general framework includes: Community with fellow brothers, time alone with God, prayer, communion, fasting, study of the Word, worship in song, and teaching.
IS Z EXPERIENCE A RETREAT?
Z Experience is not a retreat as normally defined (recreational activity, rest, and relaxation). In keeping with the purpose and mission of the weekend, the entire weekend is utilized to seek after the Father and to receive all He has for you. You should expect to focus all your time on encountering the Living God and you should expect Him to show up in powerful ways as you do so.
DO I HAVE TO BE AT A CERTAIN PLACE IN MY CHRISTIAN WALK WITH CHRIST TO GO ON Z EXPERIENCE?
No. Our infinite God has demonstrated time and again that He is both willing and able to meet men exactly as they are and wherever they are in their walk.
IS THERE ANY PREP WORK BEFORE THE WEEKEND?
Yes. 22 days of prep work is included. The prep work is designed to draw you closer to your Heavenly Father, prepare you for the weekend, and to encourage a habit of engaging in spiritual disciplines.
WHEN DO WE LEAVE AND WHEN DO WE RETURN?
2:30 p.m. departure from the Altamesa church building on the Friday of your event; 5:00 p.m. arrival at the Altamesa church building on the Sunday of your event.
WHERE IS Z EXPERIENCE HELD?
The weekend experience is held at the beautiful Watchtower Ranch in Eastland County (about 1.5 hours west of Fort Worth off of I-20). Watchtower Ranch includes approximately 900 acres of land and beautiful housing facilities.