“I want so bad to help in the same way that I was helped.” Reentry can bring a whole new set of problems for returning citizens. Prison Fellowship Academy provides prisoners with the tools they need for reentry.
“I was trapped in my own mindset. I was trapped into thinking that I had to be something that society said I had to be, instead of being what God said I was.”
It’s election year, but not all Americans are eligible to vote. Felony disenfranchisement continues to create second-class citizens out of returning neighbors struggling to rebuild their lives after paying their debt to society.
“Although COVID-19 may have closed the doors of America's prisons, it couldn't shut out the hope of the Gospel.” Through Floodlight, a new Prison Fellowship program, inspirational and educational content is available to prisons across the nation.
"I couldn’t let these kids grow up without support." Amid a pandemic, American youth raise money for the Angel Tree Christmas program.
Slam dunk legend Kenny Dobbs has made a name for himself in basketball, but his passion is helping at-risk kids get on the right track.
How the Inside Journal R&O edition was called into active duty and became essential reading for quarantined prisoners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prison Fellowship celebrates Second Chance Month every April to help unlock second chances for tens of millions of Americans with a criminal record. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our plans, as it did for most Americans. But it didn’t derail the second chance movement.
Grammy-winning artist Lecrae joins Prison Fellowship President and CEO James Ackerman for a discussion about prison ministry in the current global health crisis.