Welcome to Touching Lives

To touch a life is to ultimately impact another with the profound goodness of God’s truth. It is the breath of vitality that can shift a soul to new hope. An opportunity lit by the grace of God to come alongside and speak life to them and with them.

We know the impact Jesus Christ can have on a life is truly remarkable. When the love of Christ breaks through troubled hearts and lives, it can no longer remain the same. It is moved. Transformed. Restored.

At Touching Lives, we have made a deep commitment to reach the lost, the broken, the spiritually blind, and all who thirst for God’s truth and goodness. We have a passion to propel new life into your faith, inspire hope for the hopeless, and to reach those who seem too far. We know that all things are possible with God, and no soul is beyond God’s reach–so we press on for His glory.

With our world changing rapidly, we are re-energized and committed to touching the lives of the lost and enriching the faith of the found.

We encourage you to join and support us in the profound joy of bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ into the world until we meet Him face to face. Come alongside us with your prayer and financial support–providing life-changing opportunities to reach, touch, and impact the world for Jesus Christ and for the love of humanity.

 

Latest Sermon from Touching Lives with James Merritt

James Merritt - February 26, 2017

Good Grief

You are going to be treated unfairly. You are going to experience injustice. You are going to be left holding the short end of the stick, but the presence of problems never means the absence of God. When people are doing their worst to you; God is doing His best for you. When people are doing you wrong, God is making it right. You are never a victim of your circumstances; you will ultimately be a victor over them.

From Series: "Yes But..."

It's a word that can change everything. It paints a contrast between the world's path and God's ideal. It one way that God lets us know how He makes a way, when there seems to be no way. So much hope, encouragement and inspiration wrapped up in a simple, thee-letter word: but. Join Pastor Merritt as we open Scripture to look at four exceptional verses. Exceptional because the word but changes everything. Through this teaching series you'll learn how God turns harm into good, death to life, our dreams to His plans, and our fear into faith. Yes, But will be four practical sermons that you will not want to miss.

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23Oct 2017

“So God created mankind in His own image, in the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.” Genesis 1:27 As a pastor, I believe that God has a special place in His heart for mothers. Rather than just drop the Son of God onto planet Earth via a parachute or by […]

20Oct 2017

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.” Philippians 4:8 Did you know that your mind is a vacuum? It is. It is a vacuum that you can fill with […]

19Oct 2017

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” Colossians 3:2 Former President Woodrow Wilson once said, “He that will not command his thoughts will soon lose command of his actions.” There is an ongoing, invisible battle for the control of your mind. I hope you understand why you cannot afford to lose this battle. […]

18Oct 2017

“For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we […]

17Oct 2017

“We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” 2 Corinthians 10:5 There is an invisible war raging at all times. It is not primarily a physical battle, but a spiritual one. It is not even just a […]

16Oct 2017

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22Oct 2017

Recently I led a small group study on other religions. During one week of the study, I gave an overview of Islam, and a friend was kind enough to loan me a copy of the Quran to review and use in our discussion. As she handed me the book, she said, “Be sure not to […]

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