March 23, 2022


March 23, 2022


  • CiViL students are presenting about Show Our Love to families and others. Learn more about Show Our Love. 
  • CiViL is providing a special speaker for the Overton Theater Department on Wednesday. Wayne Kirkpatrick, cowriter of the Tony Award winning Broadway music, Something Rotten, will speak to the cast and crew who will be performing that musical in two weeks.
  • Gas prices seem to be going down.
  • Melony did a great great job Monday night at the Ten by 9 Nashville story slam telling the story of our surprising relationship with a student.
  • A friend’s dental procedure went well.
  • We have a new possible source for CiViL funding.




Touchstone Events, Programs & Services    

  • We are in the final three weeks of our CiViL school programs.
  • We need guidance for decisions about future funding of CiViL.
  • That the CiViL Service Show Our Love project will finish strong
  • Last minute plans & challenges for Your Best Shot senior photo day on April 
  • CiViL Service Show Our Love project this month

  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Melony as counseling is effective.


Comfort and Healing 

  • A friend had a stroke on Tuesday.
  • A couple is going though fertility treatment process, and it is emotionally and financially difficult.
  • Relief for a friend suffering terrible back pain
  • A friend at the loss of his sister
  • Continued success with a friend’s heart monitoring
  • A friend is fighting lung cancer and pneumonia.
  • A friend undergoing cancer treatment and several friends with terminal cancer and their care givers
  • People damaged by trauma
  • Friends working on addiction recovery or dealing with addicted family members



  • Several friends searching for jobs
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Protection and provision for the people of Ukraine
  • Favor for friends in search of new jobs
  • Supply chain issues, gas prices, and the economy
  • That students in Juvenile detention will respond positively to those who visit them to bring help, hope, and the Gospel. 
  • A friend needs guidance  regarding a creative idea.
  • Our aging families
  • Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges


Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Nashville School of the Arts
  • Youth For Christ 


Racial Justice

  • Denial vs blaming in education on history of race
  • Threats to voting rights
  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • Progress in anti-racism movement
  • Social media conflict over race and other justice issues.



  • Protection and wise management of the COVID Omicron B.A2 subvariant.
  • Protection for children and those at risk
  • Wise leadership and humble citizenry
  • The revival that comes from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance.