October 13, 2020


OCTOBER 13, 2020


  • A friend has written a Christmas song for the Songwriter University contest!
  • We shot and partially edited some good videos for the 2020 Virtual Touchstone Tribute.
  • A friend with terminal cancer sounds better and stronger on the phone.


  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Blessing and protection to all who support Touchstone
  • Touchstone Tribute Plans, sponsorships, and watch parties.
  • Melony’s virtual classwork
  • The success of this week’s Neighborhood CiViL 
  • Successful matriculation for 2020 CiViL Grads in their 1st college semester
  • Students & Teachers – making online school work
  • Touchstone needs several new board members.

Comfort and Healing

  • For a friend and her family at the passing of her brother
  • A friend needs healing from colon cancer.
  • A friend needs healing from a thyroid problems that cause severe pain & collapse
  • The president and his staff need healing from COVID-19 and wisdom to take responsibility for the safety of others.
  • Comfort for those feeling the burden of crisis, isolation, and political conflict.
  • A friend needs healing from recently diagnosed w Stg 4 lung cancer
  • A friend’s wife has bleeding on the brain.
  • A friend who fell and broke  his neck
  • A friend with severe back pain
  • The 11 yr old child of CiViL alum has been sexually abused
  • A friend who is  dying of brain cancer – may he live his last days well.
  • Our aging parents and friends
  • A friend working on alcohol recovery
  • A friend with a potential liver problem
  • A friend who has had a year of losses


  • That a friend comes to the Lord
  • Several friends who need to find work
  • A friend’s family is having parenting-teen issues.
  • A friend needs money for dental work.
  • The Elections and Supreme Court nomination
  • The restoration of a friend’s relationship with his brother 
  • Rain & restoration for those suffering through the West Coast fires

Partner Organizations

  • Bellevue Presbyterian Church
  • The Village Chapel
  • Rocketown
  • Overton High
  • Oliver Middle
  • Hillsboro High
  • Hillwood High
  • Youth For Christ staff has regional training this week.

Racial Justice

  • Justice for people of color
  • Repentance by oppressors and complicit bystanders
  • Positive leadership
  • Progress in anti-racism movement


  • The revival that comes from our cries to God for help, hope, mercy, and repentance.
  • Protection for friends with compromised health.
  • All of those whose livelihoods are threatened by the COVID-19 economy.
  • The safety of our heroic health care workers.