February 9, 2022


February 9, 2022


  • The post-holiday Omicron variant surge infection rate seems to be dying down.
  • A friend has an exciting new opportunity.
  • This delightfully clear, warm (for February) weather.
  • The CiViL Service segment of Scott Hamilton’s Good People has been released! View it at  https://ondemand.klove.com/live/mainstage/good_people_episode_3 (Just set up a free account.)




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services    

  • Preparations for the CiViL Liberties Chattanooga Trip on February 19
  • Guidance during Touchstone’s Board Meeting on February 26
  • CiViL Service Show Our Love project this month
  • Favor for an HCA Grant and several other unnamed fundraising initiatives
  • Staffing, students & supplies for CiViL school-based programs
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Melony as counseling is effective.
  • CiViL students who engage in unhealthy relationship patterns

Comfort and Healing

  • A friend who is very sick with diabetes related illness.
  • Melony’s brother’s hearing loss
  • A friend has terminal cancer
  • A friend is at the end stages of lung cancer. Pray for her loved ones and caretakers.
  • A friend is undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer
  • Friends grieving broken families and lost loved ones
  • For people damaged by trauma
  • Friends working on addiction recovery



  • That students in Juvenile detention will respond positively to those who visit them to bring help, hope, and the Gospel. 
  • Survivors of recent disasters, including multiple typhoons in Mozambique
  • A friend is job hunting
  • A friend needs guidance regarding a creative idea.
  • Our aging families
  • Guidance for friends planning a new project.
  • Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges
  • Peace & safety for American democracy in 2022


Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Youth For Christ 


Racial Justice

  • Denial vs blaming in education on history of race
  • Threats to voting rights
  • Racial accountability at private schools
  • 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.



  • Wise leadership and humble citizens
  • Protection for those w compromised immune systems
  • Stamina and safety for all health care workers
  • The revival that could come from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance