That brings me to the point
That brings me to the (main) point.
a transitional expression that introduces the main point of a conversation. (See also which brings me to the (main) point.) Father: It's true. All of us had to go through something like this when we were young, and that brings me to the point. Aren't you old enough to be living on your own and making your own decisions and supporting yourself ? Tom: Well, yes, I guess so. Fred: Yes, things are very expensive these days, and that brings me to the main point. You simply have to cut back on spending. Bill: You're right. I'll do it!