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Do you have a generosity plan for 2016?

January 1, 2016 | blessing, generosity, generous, gift, giving, God, jesus

“He who has a generous eye will be blessed” (Proverbs 22:9 NKJV). What does it mean to have a “generous eye?” The Hebrew word translated “generous” might also be translated as “bountiful, merciful, or good.” A generous eye is a good eye. When I played Little League baseball as a kid, and stood fast at bat on a bad

Do you know the grace of generosity?

December 18, 2015 | christmas, church, generosity, gift, giving, God, jesus, sacrifice

“You know the generous grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty he could make you rich” (2 Corinthians 8:9 NLT). “Generosity is what keeps the things we own from owning us” (Anonymous). Many of us begin thinking and planning what

Why we’re doing “Rockin’ Christmas”

December 10, 2015 | Christ, christmas, church, Gary Combs, gift, God, jesus, WCC

“All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: ‘Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel’” (which means, God with us)”(Matthew 1:22-23 ESV). Some have been wondering why we’re doing an event that has such a secular feel to it. With

The greatest gift exchange

December 18, 2014 | Christ, christmas, exchange, Gary Combs, gift, God, jesus, salvation

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 6:23 NKJV). Do you remember “leisure suits?” My grandmother Combs used to buy a suit for all her grandsons every Christmas. She was a very smart shopper and would have most of her Christmas shopping finished for the following