Touched Twice United

Hope Restored: The Blind Man!

This is a picture of a man that I was able to help in Liberia. He was brought to me because he was unable to see the eye chart or the number of fingers on the screener's hand. Due to the sheer numbers of people coming with vision issues that glasses couldn't fix, I stopped ...

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Integration

As an ambassador of the great news of Jesus and Touched Twice United, I get many opportunities to speak in all kinds of groups. One of our strongest clinic champions is Jill Dillon, O.D., from Wisconsin Rapids WI. Dr. Dillon was recruited by her sister to serve at a clinic near to my home and 90 ...

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N.I.H. Naked

We had received two invitations to Washington within a week. Fresh off the trip to the White House Faith Based gathering, Andrea and I were preparing to speak to a panel of the National Institute of Health. This was an invitation that straddled the Bush and Obama presidencies and we were very ...

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Cognitive Surplus and SpiritualGifts

Many people have laughed when I have talked about the church being the answer to the healthcare crisis. Churches don't seem to love each other much less work together. How can you get compeditors to colaberate? Even if churches agree to work together would their total collective power make a ...

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Three year old walking without shoes...

This is a departure from Starfish and Spider yet I believe God is speaking into this story. Last Tuesday in Eau Claire WI the police brought in a 3 yyear old boy that had been found wandering around without shoes or a coat. I meet weekly with friends to pray for our community in a storefront ...

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Sandman Continues...

The power I see in the sandman is that he is able to gather strength from many individual grains.  "5so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another."Romans chapter 12:5 My daughter just asked, "How can God be everwhere at the same time?". With the sandman ...

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Sandman and the Body of Christ

One of the core principles of TTU is the commitment that we DO NOT want to create another bureaucratic agency. We believe in the grass roots, autonomous, local, church community. In this clip of the movie Spiderman 3 we can see the formation of the evil character Sandman. If you ...

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TTU Language

Since 1996 I have had a difficult time talking to people about the methodology or philosophy that Touched Twice United is organized around. I am recommending the book, Starfish and the Spider; The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations. This book has given me a language that describes our ...

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Perry's Vision

A short video explaining why TTU exists, from founder Perry Poln...

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