December 30 2020


DECEMBER 30, 2020


  • For the gift of Jesus!
  • For a restful, joyful holiday.
  • That no one was killed in the Christmas Day bombing. 
  • Friends who have been trying to sell their house have a contract on it.
  • A friend is home safe and healthy from holiday travels.
  • Several friends are winning their battles with COVID-19.


  • Touchstone end-of-year giving
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • New Touchstone board members
  • 2021 Budget and program planning

Comfort and Healing

  • Continued healing for Melony from her dental surgery on December 17.
  • We have several friends and family members fighting COVID-19 and its after-effects. 
  • For residents & businesses of Downtown Nashville who are affected by the Christmas Day bombing.
  • A friend with colon cancer is enduring very expensive and difficult treatment and by himself.
  • The 11 yr old child of a CiViL alum, recovering from sexual abuse by a family friend
  • Successful therapy and quality of life for a friend with brain cancer 
  • Our aging parents and friends
  • A friend working on alcohol recovery


  • That God will provide for a friend’s homeless son, living in a tent on the West Coast, along with comfort for his family.
  • That several friends of friends will come to the Lord
  • Several friends need to find work
  • The emotional burden of crisis, isolation – especially during the holidays
  • A peaceful and just post-election transition of power

Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Youth For Christ staff has regional training this week.

Racial Justice

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


  • Mercy for the Winter surge.
  • 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