June 7, 2023


June 7, 2023

  • Seeing old friends, even at a funeral 
  • A friend w/ mental health issues checked in for treatment
  • A friend has had good response to several writing projects.
  • A friend has survived a challenging season of stroke & heart trouble.



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services        

  • A meeting this Thursday with Belmont University
  • The students of CiViL-City at Rocketown
  • Just Love Fundraiser – TYRS coffee project
  • Volunteers for our BEST Fundraiser events in June
  • Sponsors & vols for our golf Tournament in August
  • Volunteers for our BEST Fundraiser events in June
  • Safety for a client traveling to Kenya
  • A partner church for each CiViL location
  • Touchstone needs additional staff and volunteers
  • Touchstone URGENTLY needs new office space.
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Touchstone volunteers and staff


Comfort and Healing        

  • The family of Don Corlew who recently passed away
  • That a friend’s gums and bones regenerate
  • A friend’s recent asthma attack and macular degeneration diagnosis
  • A friend struggling with heart, stroke, and cancer problems
  • A friend’s family at loss of several cousins recently
  • A friend getting over a stomach bug.
  • A friend recovering from brain Surgery
  • A friend at the recent passing of his father
  • Mark Shaffer and family at the passing of his mother
  • The family of Raymond Baker who passed away this week
  • A friend who lost long-time boyfriend recently
  • A friend is starting a 2nd round of chemotherapy
  • Several friends as they recover from radiation treatment
  • Friends caring for aging parents
  • Friends recovering from past trauma
  • Friends fighting  eye cancer, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia



  • A friend having conflict with a neighbor
  • A friend’s grad school opportunity
  • A friend is in need of a better work situation.
  • 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
  • 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

  • Policy makers at the local, state, and national levels
  • America’s mass shooting epidemic
  • Protection from COVID-19, Flu, RSV, gun violence, politicization of the church, disenfranchisement, openly racist politics, 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, those of all races, ethnicities, and persuasions
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Those with mental health challenge
  • Those who govern in all branches
  • The presidential primaries
  • The Nashville Mayoral election

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