September 21 2022


September 21, 2022


  • Our school-based CiViL Groups are running smoothly, and students are beginning to get in the habit of coming.
  • The change of book keeping software came with additional free benefits we were not expecting.
  • This week has been less stressful for our staff.
  • Some new plans are afoot for the Drumwright musical



Touchstone Events, Programs & Services      

  • Touchstone needs additional staff and volunteers
  • Favor for the Impact 100 Giving Circle grant 
  • We still need individual and corporate sponsors for the 2022 Tribute at Nissan Stadium
  • New office space for Touchstone
  • All our CiViL students 
  • Touchstone counseling clients
  • Protection for Touchstone volunteers and staff


Comfort and Healing    

  • Health and safety in MNPS schools
  • A friend recovering from ankle surgery
  • Recovery for a High School football player with a torn ACL
  • friends who are caring for elderly parents
  • Friends recovering from or fighting heart surgery, spinal surgery, a cycling accident, past trauma, heart problems, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, lymphoma, lung cancer, brain tumor, family or personal addiction, sickle cell anemia, arthritis



  • That those we love would come to follow Jesus
  • Favor for a friend in finals of The Nashville Film Festival’s feature film pitching competition and for a pitch to Nickelodeon
  • 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. 
  • Our aging families


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

  • Flood, fires, and droughts
  • 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 from political persecution in N Mozambique
  • The predicted recession and our preparedness for it
  • Our enemies and persecutors
  • Protection and provision for the people of Ukraine
  • Those with domestic violence, mental health, and other challenges
  • Racial Justice