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Uganda Mission Report 2019

June 28, 2019 | Kisoro, leadership training, missions, training, Uganda, Uganda mission 2019

Our church sent myself and my wife, Robin Combs, Pastor Jonathan Combs, and Chantia Stewart along with friends, Steve Woodard and Fernando Paz on a two-week mission trip to Kisoro, Uganda to partner with our sister church, Kisoro Hill Baptist Church and Pastor George Mbonye. This is the fifth mission trip our church has sent

Three gift ideas for Jesus’ birthday

December 15, 2017 | Christ, christmas, christmas offering, gifts, missions, offering

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy. And when they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshiped Him. And when they had opened their treasures, they presented gifts to Him: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” – Matthew 2:10-11 (NKJV) The wise

As you go, make disciples

February 10, 2017 | disciple making, discipleship, great commission, missions, witnessing

“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” – Jesus, Matthew 28:18-20 ESV “Many people

Of gentleness, scarves, and neckties

July 2, 2015 | gentle, gentleness, gospel, Kisoro, missions, Uganda

But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children. So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves, because you had become very dear to us. (1 Thessalonians 2:7-8 ESV). We just returned

The worth of having nothing

August 8, 2014 | Christ, comfort, Gary Combs, God, joy, lack, missions, plenty, relationships, simplicity, worth

“Those things were important to me, but now I think they are worth nothing because of Christ. Not only those things, but I think that all things are worth nothing compared with the greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord” (Philippians 3:7-8 NCV). We just returned from ten days in Guatemala. Ten days of having no

God at work in Guatemala

July 31, 2014 | Gary Combs, God, guatemala, missions, pastors

“Jesus gave them this answer: ‘Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does’” (John 5:19 NIV). This is my first visit to Guatemala. Since this is the third year our church has

Thankful for gospel partnerships

July 3, 2014 | Gary Combs, God, gospel, jesus, joy, Kisoro, missions, partnership, thanks, Uganda

“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus

Come over to Uganda

June 6, 2014 | Africa, Christ, Gary Combs, God, help, jesus, missions, prayer, Uganda

“And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing there, urging him and saying, ‘Come over to Macedonia and help us.’” (Acts 16:9 ESV). We’re leaving for Uganda tomorrow. Robin and I are joining several WCCers and members from other churches to respond to Ugandan Pastor George Mbonye’s call to

Facing five global giants

May 23, 2008 | global, missions, peace plan, poor, rick warren, world

“God said, It’s not a big enough job for my servant just to recover the tribes of Jacob, I’m setting you up as a light for the nations so that my salvation becomes global!”  (Isaiah 49:6 Mes) I’ve just finished a great week with one of my mentors, Rick Warren. He invited pastors from all

Putting a face on prayer for Myanmar

May 22, 2008 | cyclone, disaster, missions, Myanmar

“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you.” 2 Thessalonians 3:1 (KJV) According to conservative estimates, over 78,000 people have died in Myanmar (Burma) as a result of last week’s cyclone. I began praying for Myanmar the minute I