January 31, 2023


January 31, 2023


  • Melony had a good interview for a TV spot last Thu
  • We have had some excellent convos with students about their dreams.
  • Jim had a good performance for the first round of TN Songwriter week.
  • We are looking forward to a family visit this week. 
  • A friend is feeling well after her radiation treatments.
  • A friend is feeling well after prostate surgery.
  • It was good to catch up on office work during our “snow days” this week.



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services      

  •  Blessings on a video shoot this Fri
  • Touchstone needs additional staff and volunteers
  • Touchstone URGENTLY needs new office space.
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Touchstone volunteers and staff


Comfort and Healing      

  • A friend is being treated for breast cancer
  • A friend is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer
  • A friend’s full recovery from stroke
  • A friend’s recovery from prostate surgery
  • A friend who’s radiation treatment starting soon
  • Friends caring for aging parents
  • Friends recovering from throat cancer surgery, a broken wrist, past trauma, 
  • Friends fighting COVID, breast cancer, eye cancer, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia



  • A friend’s protracted struggle to fix a plumbing leak
  • Several friends in need of better work situations.
  • That those we love would come to follow Jesus
  • Favor and provision for a friend regarding a building plan.
  • That students in Juvenile detention will respond positively to those who visit them to bring help, hope, and the Gospel. 


Partner Organizations


  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church


  • 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

  • Protection from COVID-19, Flu, RSV, Polio & Monkey Pox, gun violence, politicization of the church, persecution, military attack, domestic violence, The predicted recession, and for first responders
  • Justice for those who harbor sexual abusers, all involved in the January 6 insurrection, all races, ethnicities, etc.
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Those with mental health challenges