May 3, 2023


May 3, 2023

  • We are SO grateful for our two interns!
  • Our CiViL school programs ended well.
  • We have sufficient volunteers signed up for our BEST fundraiser.
  • Melony is recovering from a bad virus.
  • Things going very well at a friend’s new job.
  • Jeff survived heart surgery today.



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services       

  •  Blessings for our interns as they graduate and move on.
  • A problem between two students
  • Several students with mental health issues
  • The Just Love Fundraiser in May and June
  • 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      

  • A friend recovering from heart surgery
  • A friend having mental issues
  • Melony is recovering from a bad virus.
  • Several friends recovering from broken bones due to car accidents
  • A friend is having a tough time with the side effects of chemotherapy.
  • Several friends recovering from radiation treatment
  • A struggling family member 
  • A friend having severe health problems
  • A friend’s father has systolic heart failure
  • Friends caring for aging parents
  • Friends recovering from past trauma
  • Friends fighting  eye cancer, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia



  • 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