In 2 Corinthians 5:17, the Apostle Paul writes, "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!"
"I was first introduced to the juvenile justice system when I was 14 years old," shares Sammy Perez in this week's Insider.
Prison Fellowship® is partnering with Celebrate Recovery to provide addiction recovery programming to incarcerated men and women nationwide.
In an opinion piece for The Hill, Craig DeRoche, senior vice president of advocacy and public policy at Prison Fellowship®, stated three specific ways President Trump could succeed in his promises to not just remove threats to law and order but to also bring "healing and hope" to those Americans hurt by crime.
Meet Casey Irwin. She served time in three separate facilities for "a couple of drug possessions and a DUI or two." A self-proclaimed hermit, she didn't want help from others in staying clean. But when she ended up in Shakopee for 14 months, Casey knew something had to change.
Prison Fellowship® continues to advocate for justice that restores. As Prison Fellowship gears up for Second Chance Month in April, we thank you for your support as we continue to advocate for justice that restores. We're excited about what's happening across the country.
In the mid-1990s, multi-Dove Award-winning Christian music artist Steven Curtis Chapman formed a friendship with Prison Fellowship® founder Chuck Colson after reading Colson's book "Loving God."
"I'm Nick, and at one point in my life, I was committing armed robberies just to survive."
Today's #ThrowbackThursday post focuses on the biblical example of reentry ministry and biblical mentorship from Paul's epistle to Philemon. You can find the original post here.
The Book of Philemon is too often overlooked when reading through the New Testament. At a mere 25 verses long, the short letter by the Apostle Paul to a wealthy leader of the Church in Colossae is easy to flip past when searching for Hebrews, James, or Revelation.
The sixth amendment to the U.S. Constitution states that those accused of a crime have the right to a lawyer. However, as noted in Shared Justice's article "The Legal Representation Gap" by Mackenzie Harmon, this right does not extend to civil law.