Bearing the Mark of Jesus

So we are ambassadors for Christ, as if God were appealing through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For our sake he made him to be sin who did not know sin, so that we might become the righteousness of God in him. — 2 Corinthians 5:20-21 I remember … Continue reading Bearing the Mark of Jesus

Making a Difference

A reflection by Teresa Keogh, friend and contributor to the Main Thing Blog Last week I was working in Bangkok and was blessed by being able to add on 3 days holiday. I went to Kanchunabari – the site of the Bridge over the River Kwai. It was incredibly moving to walk across the bridge and see … Continue reading Making a Difference

The Big “E” is for Everything

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time We often say in the Church that stewardship is about the three T’s, time, talent, and treasure, but really, stewardship is about the big “E,” which is everything. We are made up of more than just our time, talent, and treasure, and the gifts … Continue reading The Big “E” is for Everything

Analog Faith

A Post by Chuck Frost I remember going to the record store almost every Tuesday when I was young to sort through the new releases.  I recall one particular album that I knew was forthcoming, so I trekked weekly into the shop to ask the clerk: “Is it in yet?”  When it finally arrived, I … Continue reading Analog Faith

Hope in the Midst of Division

a post from MAIN THING BLOG FRIEND, Teresa Keogh Where am I hope in a divided place? Work took me to Cyprus this weekend and I decided to Visit Buyuk Han, an old camel trading post in the city of Nicosia – but on the Turkish side. The Han is now a craft market and … Continue reading Hope in the Midst of Division

God’s Rules or God Rules?

An Everyday Stewardship Reflection for 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 I saw a slogan once for an Internet start-up: “There is one rule; there are no rules.” In fact, when I searched for this slogan again online, I was surprised at all of the variations on the “no rules” sentiment. Apparently, even Justin Beiber … Continue reading God’s Rules or God Rules?

Angels Unaware

A Post by Chuck Frost Today’s reading from the Letter to the Hebrews instructs us to “Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect hospitality, for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels.” Recently I read a news story about the actor Matthew McConaughey whose car broke down in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.  I took interest since I … Continue reading Angels Unaware