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Touchstone is a loosely linked community focused on offering, encouraging and teaching friendship in Christ to leaders in the business, political, arts and spiritual marketplaces.

 
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April 21, 2014 
I’ve heard it suggested that after the rigours of Lent the appropriate response is to break out the champagne and celebrate the resurrection. Jesus may have hinted at this when he pointed to the future at the last meal with his friends before his...
April 14, 2014 
Our Touchstone family lost one of our clan chiefs last week. Michael Wilson was a core friend to so many over our thirty years and left us far too early. All our hope in life after death doesn’t take away the sting of loss for his family and friends....
April 7, 2014 
When you think you have been on an emotional roller coaster that is unusual, read a few of the Psalms, randomly or in succession – you’ll find piety and unbelief, the close God and the absent God, forgiveness and revenge, blessings and curses.There are a...
March 31, 2014 
My morning prayer was distracted and disjointed yesterday.  Sunshine and clear, blue sky greeted me.  But any signs of new life in the lawn and garden are hidden by a thick crust of snow and ice. I feel much the same. Bright-eyed with...
March 24, 2014 
Many of you responded positively to “laughter” as my Lenten discipline. My desire was for clarity of vision, receptivity to God’s love and turning in Jesus’ direction. Others may have thought there is not much to laugh about in your current...