Fit for what?

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“Jesus replied, ‘No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God’” (Luke 9:62 NIV). My wife and I try to work out at the YMCA three days a week. It’s a discipline we started a few years ago after noticing a decline in our health. We’re… Read more »

What kind of inheritance will we leave?

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“A good man leaves an inheritance for his children’s children” (Proverbs 13:22 NIV). On Sunday, January 10, 2010, our tribe increased again. Our son, Stephen, and his wife, Caroline, had a baby girl. They named her Cadence Story Combs. “Cadence” is named for their love of music and “Story” is a family name on Caroline’s… Read more »

Even Barbie has a credit card

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“Let no debt remain outstanding” (Romans 13:8 NIV). This past week in our community group meeting we were discussing the importance of getting out of debt. I asked our group to answer the following question: “What does our culture teach us about debt?” Everyone agreed that the culture teaches us to charge now and pay… Read more »

Know your financial vitals

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“Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds; for riches do not endure forever, and a crown is not secure for all generations” (Proverbs 27:23-24 NIV). “And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men” (Luke 2:52). For the last several years I’ve taken… Read more »