February 24, 2021


FEBRUARY 24, 2021


  • A friend starts an exciting new job on Thursday. 
  • Jim & Melony have scheduled their first vaccinations.
  • We enjoyed the snow, but we love the is week’s warm weather!
  • We learned that an unexpected major donation is coming.
  • Melony was asked to speak in some college classes.
  • We had a good board meeting last Sat. 


  • Melony has four assignments due Thursday night.
  • The Touchstone Board has a budget meeting this Saturday.
  • Wisdom as CiViL adapts to the new, in-person school schedule
  • Guidance and favor after submission of a Predators Grant
  • Touchstone counseling clients and CiViL students
  • New Touchstone board members

Comfort and Healing

  • A friend who was injured in a fall on the ice.
  • A friend seeking medical help about a stomach issue.
  • Healing for Jim’s sprained thumb.
  • The family of friend who died of COVID-19. 
  • A friend who is in the final stages of brain cancer
  • A friend has been laid off after 26 years
  • A oung man with an ongoing struggle against suicidal thoughts
  • Melony’s continued healing
  • Friends and family members fighting COVID-19 and its after-effects. 
  • For all who struggle with the after-effects of trauma
  • Our aging parents and friends who are vulnerable and often isolated due to health and safety concerns.
  • A friend working on alcohol recovery


  • That a friend’s elderly father gets his 2nd shot soon.
  • Recovery and a home for a friend’s homeless son.
  • That several friends of friends will come to the Lord
  • Several friends who need to find work

Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown 
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Youth For Christ 

Racial Justice

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


  • Improved vaccine distribution
  • Rapid and successful vaccine distribution
  • 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 for our heroic health care and essential workers