March 22, 2024


March 22, 2024


  • Friends have a clearer schedule for a building project.
  • Friends have a new van.
  • Surgery on Karla’s broken arm went great yesterday.
  • A Lawson High School group is going much better.



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services         


  • Show Our Love CiViL Service Project
  • Plans for Summer CiViL
  • Your Best Shot needs photographers
  • Plans for the Fall fundraiser
  • Some students are interested in a Bible study
  • CiViL interns
  •  Guidance regarding discussions about providing services at Cane Ridge High School
  • A partner church for each CiViL location

  • Students with mental and emotional issues


  • We are still building the steering committee for our Fall fundraiser.

  • Touchstone counseling clients

  • TYRS urgently needs new office space 

  • Building a connection with Just Love Coffee – McEwen

  • TYRS needs various kinds of volunteers and staff.

  • Protection for Touchstone staff, vols & interns


Comfort and Healing        

Friends grieving:

– The friends and family of a friend who passed away Wednesday.

– The family of Riley Strain at the confirmation of his passing.


– All families dealing with loss


– Frank & Pat recovering from flu

– Barbara in hospice care and recovering from a stroke 

– Kay has stage 4 pancreatic cancer

– Karla is recovering from arm surgery.

– A friend’s gums and bones that need to regenerate


– Friends fighting cancer,  sickle cell anemia


– Friends recovering from past trauma



  • Sebastian to be found.
  • A friend’s submission “The Wall”
  • A friend next steps after their job loss
  • A friend’s building plans
  • A friend’s expensive medication cost
  • People we love come to Jesus
  • Youth For Christ Teen Moms, Nashville YFC has a shortage of workers


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
  • The Predators 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
  • National Christian Fund


Current Issues

  • President, Governor, Courts & Policy makers, 2024 elections
Justice for:
  • All people, regardless or race, religion, etc.
  • Jan. 6 insurrection
  • Various Trump indictments
  • Trump eligibility issue
  • Organizations that have allowed abuse
Protection from or for:
  • Politicization of the Church
  • Persecution & War (Ukraine & Israel/Gaza)
  • Domestic violence & abuse
  • First responders
  • Depression, violence & suicide in teen girls
  • Those with mental health & disabilities
  • America’s mass shooting epidemic, Kansas City
  • Recession and economic instability
Natural Disaster Survivors:
– Middle Tennessee tornados
– Drought in Amazon & Tennessee

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *