Amen Corner: Also Our Story

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Also Our Story He humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, even death on a cross. (Phil2:8) This tells us all that we need to know about faithful serving and sacrificial giving as a disciple of Jesus. If you and I are not changed by the Passion of Jesus Christ, we miss the point. The […]

Amen Corner: Must Follow Me

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Must Follow Me Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit. Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will […]

Amen Corner: The Gift of God is You

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration The Gift of God is You The gift of God is you…not by your merit but by God’s grace…intended for the small or large tasks that God gives you to love others with his mighty power.  For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not from […]

Amen Corner: Wiser and Stronger

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Wiser and Stronger The foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength. (1Cor 1:25). Why would we ever try to go it on our own power? Why would we try to solve problems and overcome challenges ourselves, rather than be […]

Amen Corner: Stewardship Leads to Faithfulness

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Stewardship Leads to Faithfulness We might default to thinking it’s always the other way around. That faithfulness leads us to stewardship. Abraham radically obeyed God’s command in being ready to kill his beloved son as a sacrifice. How? Maybe it helped that Abraham fully appreciated that Isaac came from God […]

Amen Corner: Good News! Change of Plan

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Good News! Change of Plan “The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” (Mk 1:15)  Jesus comes out of the desert to begin his ministry by announcing the kingdom of God, telling us to repent and believe in the gospel – which means good news. […]

Amen Corner: For the Glory of God

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration For the Glory of God Brothers and sisters, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. 1Cor10:31What are you living for?  If you lift your sights higher, all that you do can be for the glory of God. Every struggle and every success, every […]

Amen Corner: For the Sake…

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration For the Sake… In this Sunday’s second reading, we learn how completely sold out Paul is for the sake of the Gospel – the Good News of Jesus Christ.  In the verses that follow, he compares his effort to that of every athlete who trains in order to win. How rigorous is […]

Amen Corner: We Are the People…

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration We are the people… Come let us bow down in worship; let us kneel before the Lord who made us. For he is our God, and we are the people he shepherds, the flock he guides. (Ps 95)   This is who we are. We are His. He is our God. […]

Amen Corner: Abandoned

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Abandoned “The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe in the Gospel… They abandoned their nets and followed him.” (Mk1:15,18) This Sunday’s readings speak to the urgency the disciples felt to follow Jesus. They left something good…for something much better. Are there nets that we should be abandoning so […]