June 29, 2022


June 29, 2022


  • We had a good, but hot, service project on Saturday
  • Touchstone is being added to one of our partner churches’ website as a mission of that church.




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services     

  • Guidance as we plan for CiViL Rocketown
  • Protection from those who would misrepresent Touchstone
  • A favorable final decision regarding new office space for Touchstone
  • Challenges with a promotional endeavor
  • Favor from the Impact 100 grant
  • CiViL Schedule and staffing plans for upcoming school programs
  • The Rising CiViL Freshmen meeting at Rocketown on June 30
  • 2022 Tribute at Nissan Stadium planning & sponsors
  • Favor from HCA corporate sponsorship for the Tribute
  • Funding from the Spotlight Foundation 
  • Collaboration & sponsorship from local businesses
  • All our CiViL students, including those who engage in unhealthy relationship patterns.
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Melony as counseling is effective.


Comfort and Healing 

  • The friends and families of Helen Sheahan, Tish Cloninger, James Evans, and victims of the Uvalde, TX and Buffalo, NY mass shootings
  • Friends recovering from spinal surgery, COVID-19, past trauma, and unspecified health issues
  • Friends fighting heart problems, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, lymphoma, lung cancer, brain tumor, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia
  • A Couple going though fertility treatment process. 
  • A friend caring for a relative in their last days.



  • Several friends struggling with discouragement.
  • Safety for those traveling on the July 4 weekend
  • Justice, peace, and patience for friends who have experienced bank fraud
  • Multiple friends are seeking new jobs
  • Direction for the Drumwright musical
  • Jim is looking for his next music gig.
  • That students in Juvenile detention will respond positively to those who visit them to bring help, hope, and the Gospel. 
  • Our aging families


Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • Belmont University
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • HCA Healthcare Foundation
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Lipscomb University
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Mission Development International
  • Mission Discovery
  • Mission Increase Foundation
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Rocketown
  • The Village Chapel
  • Youth For Christ 


Current Issues

  • Middle TN needs rain.
  • Protection from politicization of the church
  • Justice, repentance & change in organizations who have tolerated and harbored sexual abusers
  • Justice for all involved in the January 6 insurrection
  • Protection from political persecution in N Mozambique
  • The baby formula shortage and its effect on families
  • The predicted recession and our preparedness for it
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Protection and provision for the people of Ukraine
  • Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges
  • Racial Justice
  • COVID-19