October 28, 2020


OCTOBER 28, 2020


  • A Friend’s sister-in-law’s colon cancer may be non-aggressive.
  • A local reporter is interested in a Tochstone-related story.
  • Jim invited to perform on local streaming channel.
  • We received a kind thank-you from the Principal of one of our High Schools.
  • We have received some great responses to the 2020 Touchstone Tribute – Virtual Edition.
  • A friend has received unbelievable support since her brother’s passing.


  • Touchstone Tribute Plans watch parties
  • Provision for 2020 4th Qtr finances
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Blessing and protection to all who support Touchstone
  • Melony’s virtual classwork
  • The success of this week’s Neighborhood CiViL 
  • Successful matriculation for 2020 CiViL Grads in their 1st college semester
  • Touchstone needs several new board members.

Comfort and Healing

  • A CiViL alum is recovering from COVID-19 that brought on an attack of Sickle Cell symptoms.
  • A friend’s nephew after his dad’s death.
  • 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
  • Comfort for those feeling the burden of crisis, isolation, and political conflict.
  • 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 and may still be in danger, due to custody issues.
  • 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 who has had a year of losses


  • That several friends of friends come to the Lord
  • Several friends who need to find work
  • A friend’s family is having parenting-teen issues.
  • A friend planning expensive dental work needs to be able to finance it.
  • That a friend’s house would sell
  • The Election
  • The restoration of a friend’s relationship with his brother 
  • Rain & restoration for those suffering through the West Coast and Colorado fires
  • Mercy and help for Gulf Coast residences and businesses enduring another hurricane

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.