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 […]

Amen Corner: Not Your Own?

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration Not Your Own? This Sunday’s second reading points to the important link between Christian stewardship, salvation, and shared mission. God gives us everything, including our bodies. We have been redeemed, bought back as sinners by God to bring Him glory – which is possible when we are knit together in […]

Amen Corner: CoPartners

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Inspiration CoPartners In this Sunday’s second reading, St Paul points to our identify as copartners in the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel. (Eph 3:6)   Each of us finds our deepest eternal identity in our destiny as children of God who are called on mission through the Church. Have we found our place as CoPartners?  […]

Amen Corner: Family Master Class

Amen Corner: Sunday Stewardship Connection Family Master Class This Sunday’s second reading is a Master Class in how to be a holy family – both within our own and within the Church as brothers and sisters. “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, bearing with […]