November 9, 2022


November 9, 2022


  • Jim is over his cold.
  • Jim has the cover designed for his poetry book.
  • Great stuff is happening one of our partner churches.
  • We received new volunteer referrals today.
  • Another school wants CiViL.
  • We had a good meeting with HCA Marketplace volunteers.
  • A friend is making progress on a building project.



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services      

  • MNPS rezoning plans may disadvantage poor students.
  • A Touchstone Board meeting on Saturday
  • Planning for Nov Service Project(s)
  • Our Fourth Quarter Fundraising
  • Touchstone needs additional staff and volunteers
  • Touchstone URGENTLY needs new office space.
  • All our CiViL students 
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Touchstone volunteers and staff


Comfort and Healing    

  • Melony caught Jim’s cold.
  • A struggling family member 
  • Friends caring for aging parents
  • Friends recovering from past trauma, lymphoma, lung cancer,
  • Friends fighting COVID, eye cancer, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia
  • Jim has painful tennis elbow from computer work.



  • A friend’s protracted struggle to fix a plumbing leak
  • A friend is having problems with a neighbor.
  • A friend is seeking new work opportunities.
  • A friend needs lifting up.
  • 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


  • Mission Discovery
  • Rocketown
  • Youth for Christ 

Higher Education – Interns:

  • Belmont University
  • Lipscomb University


  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car & Foundation
  • HCA Healthcare 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


Current Issues

  • Mid-term elections
  • Protection from Hurricane Nicole, COVID-19, Polio & Monkey Pox, gun violence, politicization of the church, 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, all races, ethnicities, etc.
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Those with mental health challenges