April 6, 2022


April 6, 2022


  • Your Best Shot went very well on Saturday!
  • We are wrapping up Show Our Love with all of our school-based groups. Learn more about Show Our Love. 
  • Jim’s mom turns 97 today!
  • Several additional students are planning to come to CiViL Rocketown
  • A friend battling breast cancer has finished her chemotherapy. 
  • A friend’s allergic reaction to some medication is subsiding.
  • A former student credits CiViL for a good turn in her own story.




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services    

  • For current and future interns, volunteers, and staff.
  • We are in the final week of our CiViL school programs.
  • That the CiViL Service Show Our Love project is wrapping up this week.
  • Growth for our CiViL-Rocketown group
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Melony as counseling is effective.


Comfort and Healing 

  • A friend who lost his father a few days ago.
  • Two former CiViL students were in a car wreck this week, one slightly injured.
  • A friend is in a rehab facility due to a stroke.
  • A couple is going though fertility treatment process, and it is emotionally and financially difficult.
  • Relief for a friend suffering terrible back pain
  • Several friends who have lost loved ones recently
  • Continued success with a friend’s heart monitoring
  • A friend is fighting lung cancer and pneumonia.
  • Several friends undergoing cancer treatment and several friends with terminal cancer and their care givers
  • People damaged by trauma
  • Friends working on addiction recovery or dealing with addicted family members



  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Protection and provision for the people of Ukraine
  • Favor for friends in search of new jobs
  • Supply chain issues, gas prices, and the economy
  • That students in Juvenile detention will respond positively to those who visit them to bring help, hope, and the Gospel. 
  • Our aging families
  • Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges


Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Youth For Christ 
  • Mission Increase Foundation
  • Mission Development International


Racial Justice

  • Denial vs blaming in education on history of race
  • Threats to voting rights
  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • Progress in anti-racism movement
  • Social media conflict over race and other justice issues.



  • Protection and wise management of the COVID Omicron B.A2 subvariant.
  • Protection for children and those at risk
  • Wise leadership and humble citizenry
  • The revival that comes from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance.

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