August 10, 2022


August 10, 2022


  • A friend had successful bladder surgery.
  • A friend’s premature newborn great nephew Cannon is doing well.
  • A friend’s father celebrated his 89th birthday.
  • A friend’s knee arthritis is doing well. 



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services      

  • TYRS needs various kinds of volunteers.
  • Guidance as we apply for a Spotlight Foundation grant
  • New office space for Touchstone
  • Favor from the Impact 100 Giving Circle Grant
  • CiViL Schedule and staffing plans for upcoming school programs
  • 2022 Tribute at Nissan Stadium planning & sponsors – Save the Date: Thurs. Oct. 20
  • Favor from HCA & Titans corporate sponsorship for the Tribute
  • Collaboration & sponsorship from local businesses
  • Possible collaboration with an organization similar to Touchstone
  • All our CiViL students 
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Touchstone staff


Comfort and Healing   

  • The family of Dee White as he approaches the last days in hospice care
  • That a friend’s premature newborn great nephew will be able to go home this week.
  • Peace for a friend overwhelmed by physical illness and parent care issues.
  • A positive prognosis for a friend after bladder cancer surgery 
  • A friend recovering from a fall and surgical complications
  • A new friend and co-writer of Jim’s in Finland is having vocal surgery soon.
  • Friends recovering from bladder surgery, heart surgery, spinal surgery, a cycling accident, and past trauma
  • Friends fighting COVID, heart problems, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, lymphoma, lung cancer, brain tumor, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia, arthritis
  • A Couple going though fertility treatment process
  • A friend caring for a relative in their last days



  • Jim’s dad may need nursing home care soon.
  • A friend is making big decisions regarding a building plan.
  • Safety for friends who are traveling
  • Multiple friends are seeking new jobs
  • Direction for the Drumwright musical
  • That students in Juvenile detention will respond positively to those who visit them to bring help, hope, and the Gospel. 
  • Our aging families


Partner Organizations


  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel


  • Mission Discovery
  • Rocketown
  • Youth for Christ 

Higher Education – Interns:

  • Belmont University
  • Lipscomb University


  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car & Foundation
  • HCA Healthcare Foundation

Metro Nashville Public Schools:

  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle

Ministry Consultants:

  • Mission Development International
  • Mission Increase Foundation


Current Issues

  • Mid-term elections
  • The Monkey Pox epidemic
  • Flood survivors in Kentucky
  • Protection from politicization of the church
  • Justice, repentance & change in organizations who have tolerated and harbored sexual abusers
  • Justice for all involved in the January 6 insurrection
  • Protection from political persecution in N Mozambique
  • The predicted recession and our preparedness for it
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Protection and provision for the people of Ukraine
  • Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges
  • Racial Justice
  • COVID-19 – – Rising rates of the BA.5 variant
  • Gun violence and reform