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IN TOUCH DAILY: NOVEMBER 15

Sunday Reflection: Preserving What Is Good Throughout history, Christians have contributed to every industry and creative pursuit—from music and philosophy to science and business. And churches and followers of Christ have played an important part in preserving great works of … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 27

  Sunday Reflection: Pursuing God’s Will Each of Jesus’ statements in the Beatitudes includes a way of being and a promised result if we embody the trait described. But we’re not meant to pick and choose from the various benefits … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 5

  True Greatness Matthew 20:20-28 There is a great contrast between the world’s value system and the Lord’s. The danger for believers is that we can easily slip into the culture’s way of thinking without realizing that our perspective is … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: SEPTEMBER 4

  God’s Perspective of Our Work Colossians 3:22-25 Workplace conversations often revolve around achievements, recognition and advancement—as well as the energy people put into reaching these goals. Although the culture values a spirit of competition and the drive it takes … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: AUGUST 25

  The Path to Success Colossians 3:5-10 God’s way is often contrary to the world’s. Our culture says, “Don’t let anyone push you around,” but Jesus teaches that it is the merciful, the meek, and the peacemakers who are successful … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 24

All That Is in the World 1 John 2:15-17 John warns us not to love the world or the things in it. But what is the world? The apostle isn’t talking about the material realm, so there’s no need to … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JULY 23

Responding to Our Culture 1 Peter 3:13-18 How do you react when you see people being hostile toward Christian beliefs? Do you let your anger simmer, get into an argument on Facebook, or just keep quiet? It’s difficult to know … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 16

Standing on Your Convictions 2 Timothy 3:1-17 When we watch the news, whether domestic or international, we can sometimes detect initiatives to bring down the Christian faith. The church is constantly under attack by the enemy, who influences the world … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: APRIL 12

Sunday Reflection: The Meekness of Christ In a world dominated by the powerful and strong, no one wants to be seen as weak or easily taken advantage of. Our culture is quick to use the label “meek” for people who … Continue reading

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IN TOUCH DAILY: JANUARY 19

Sunday Reflection: The Blessing of God’s Timing It’s frustrating to desire something—a solution, position, experience, relationship, or possession—but sense the Lord saying “no” or “not now.” This is especially difficult as Christians in a culture that tells us it’s possible … Continue reading

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