Amanda wanted to see God move in prison. So she and several other prisoners decided to unite to change the culture around them.
Ian is man on a God-ordained mission.
At one of the many prisons of Cañon City, Colorado, a former prisoner offered hope to another. It was like watching one beggar leading another to bread.
The children were headed to the prison's gym where they would meet their incarcerated mothers for a day of fun and memory-making.
"It hardly seemed like the weather for thinking about Christmas, but even so, a crowd of men made their way over to our table to fill out Angel Tree applications."
Ankie Nielsen has driven the 25 miles to and from the women's correctional facility every week for the past 14 years—rain or shine.
The following article originally appeared in Inside Journal, Prison Fellowship’s quarterly publication for men and women behind bars.
The young man in the orange jumpsuit held his face in his hands. The tattoo on one hand read “defiant.” “If only I’d been there with him—if only!”