Fit for what?

“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

What kind of inheritance will we leave?

“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

Even Barbie has a credit card

“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

Know your financial vitals

“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