June 21, 2023


June 21, 2023


  • Thanks for our fathers and for a nice Father’s Day

  • A friend is over his strep infection.

  • A friend is doing well after a bout with cancer.

  • A good interview with a potential intern




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services         


  • The Healing Trust Grant
  • Impact 100 Grant relationship
  • Partnership plan for Spotlight grant
  • Just Love Fundraiser – TYRS coffee 
  • Upcoming BEST Fundraiser
  • BBB Sale donations, pick-ups & vols
  • Sponsors & vols for our golf Tournament in August


  • CiViL Summer Session 
  • CiViL-City at Rocketown students/program
  • Fall planning
  • A partner church for each CiViL location
  • Students with mental and emotional issues


  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Safety for a client traveling to Kenya


  • TYRS urgently needs new office space 
  • TYRS needs various kinds of volunteers and staff.
  • Protection for Touchstone staff, vols & interns


Comfort and Healing        

Friends grieving:


· Family has lost of two cousins recently

Friends with Illness:

· Recovering from second major stroke

· Not well

· Gums and bones regenerate

· Heart, stroke, cancer

· Recovering from brain Surgery

· Diabetes issues

· Cancer numbers are back up.

· Caretaker family of a friend with mental health issues

· Starting a second round of chemo.

· Fighting ovarian cancer, eye cancer, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia

Friends struggling:

Caring for aging parents, recovering from past trauma



  • Other-Individuals
  • Traveling 
  • Building plans
  • “A scary transition” 
  • Conflict with a neighbor
  • A grad school opportunity
  • An improved work situation
  • People we love come to Jesus
  • Students in juvenile detention – positive response to those who visit them to bring help, hope, & 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
  • Just Love Coffee

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

  • Lost Titanic submersible
  • Primaries & elections
  • President, Governor & Policy makers
Justice for:
  • All people, regardless or race, religion, etc.
  • Jan. 6 insurrection
  • Various Trump indictments
  • Organizations that have allowed abuse
Protection from or for:
  • Politicization of the Church
  • Persecution & War
  • Domestic violence & abuse
  • First responders
  • Depression, violence & suicide in teen girls
  • Those with mental health & disabilities
  • America’s mass shooting epidemic
  • Recession and economic instability

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