October 26, 2022


October 26, 2022


  • The 2022 Touchstone Tribute went very well.
  • Here are someome positive outcomes of the 2022 Touchstone Tribute:
  • – A friend’s church plans to take up a special offering to support Touchstone.
  • – A friend is planning a fundraising event to benefit Touchstone. 
  • – Melony was invited to speak at Belmont University
  • We were glad to get some much-need rain this week.
  • Jim & Alex are over COVID.
  • CiViL has had new students this week.
  • A friend’s cancer has been “knocked back.”



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services      

  • Our Fourth Quarter Fundraising
  • Touchstone needs additional staff and volunteers
  • New office space for Touchstone
  • All our CiViL students 
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Touchstone volunteers and staff


Comfort and Healing    

  • A friend is battling COVID.
  • Jim has painful tennis elbow from computer work.
  • A family member is struggling.
  • Health and safety in MNPS schools
  • Our aging families and their caretakers
  • Friends recovering from or fighting heart surgery, spinal surgery, past trauma, heart problems, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, lymphoma, lung cancer, brain tumor, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia, arthritis



  • Potential family drama during the upcoming holidays
  • That those we love would come to follow Jesus
  • Favor and provision for a friend regarding a building plan.
  • Multiple friends are seeking new jobs
  • 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

  • Survivors of recent hurricane, flood, fire, and drought
  • Protection from COVID-19, Polio & Monkey Pox
  • Gun violence & reform
  • First responders
  • Mid-term elections
  • Protection from politicization of the church
  • Justice, repentance & change in organizations who have tolerated and harbored sexual abusers
  • Justice for all involved in the January 6 insurrection
  • Protection for those who suffer political persecution 
  • The predicted recession and our preparedness for it
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Protection and provision for the people of Ukraine
  • Those with domestic violence and mental health challenges
  • Racial Justice

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