August 25, 2020


AUGUST 19, 2020

  • Praises
  • The CiViL Shoe Drive was a success!
  • We have a new partnership BPC 
  • Fred Reyes going home, and his kidneys are well!
  • Our champions have been joyful & excited.
  • A friend is moving back to NYC soon.
  • We had a good board meeting on Saturday.



  • Students & Teachers – making online school work for another month
  • Wisdom and favor for the state response to our CARES Act Grant application
  • Preparations for the virtual Touchstone Tribute on October 20
  • Neighborhood CiViL plans to begin after Labor Day
  • We need several new board members.
  • Need more qualified, trained male volunteers

Touchstone’s Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Hillsboro High School
  • Overton High School
  • Hillwood High School
  • Oliver Middle School
  • Enterprise
  • Belmont University
  • Lipscomb University
  • Nashville Youth For Christ – ministry to incarcerated youth

Comfort and Healing

  • For the family of David Erwin who died of COVID-19 this week.
  • Melony’s dad is on the mend, but still weak.
  • For a friend at the sudden loss of her daughter
  • For a former student whose father just died of cancer
  • For a friend with brain cancer

Racial Justice

  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • The anti-racism movement


  • The revival that comes from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance.
  • Protection for friends with compromised health.
  • All of those whose livelihoods are threatened by the COVID-19 economy.
  • The safety of our heroic health care workers.
  • Wisdom & guidance for safety in going back to schools


  • A friend’s family to be grateful for their blessings.
  • Traveling mercies for friends who are visiting family. 
  • Moving and traveling mercies for a friend as she heads back to NYC on Labor Day Weekend.
  • Protection and safety for residents of Louisiana & Texas as Hurricane Laura approaches.
  • A friend needs expensive dental work.
  • Friend who is working on alcohol addiction recovery.
  • A friend wants restoration of relationship with his brother. 
  • The upcoming general elections