Health problems are common behind bars. Some issues can be helped through better lifestyle choices, like exercise, restful sleep, and healthy eating habits.
Amber struggled with addiction. A false start gave her false hope. But behind bars, she discovered that recovery is possible.
Volunteer Nancy mentors women awaiting their release from prison. The incarcerated women, however, aren’t the only ones transformed by this mentorship.
“I honestly didn't think I was going to see the age of 21.” Stuck in a cycle of crime and incarceration, Don couldn’t save himself. He needed help.
Even in a regular non-pandemic year, the separation from family can impact the mental health of men and women behind bars during the holidays.
Prison Fellowship explores how U.S. prisons provide hospice services for terminally ill men and women. “I listen to people’s regrets, their stories, their happiness, their joy. I listen to their confessions.”
Many incarcerated men and women are hungry for the Word of God, but they often can’t afford basic toiletries, let alone a personal Bible.
Prison ministry volunteers Dave and Judy McElyea reflect on decades of volunteer experience and how faith-based organizations can make a positive impact on prisons.
Martha Ackerman and Stephanie Segel are bringing community and peace to prisons through a restorative art program called Create: New Beginnings.
"I did my time at Louisiana State Penitentiary, otherwise known as Angola or 'The Farm.' I had to learn how to have the respect of both staff and my fellow inmates to make the most of my sentence."
"Prison was the last place I wanted to go. ... Taking a job with Prison Fellowship was probably the biggest step of faith I’ve ever taken in my life."
Prison Fellowship is partnering with Tyndale and Inside Journal to make sure that every prisoner has access to their special edition Bibles for free.
"There's a lot of untapped talent out there—people who haven't been given a chance because of barriers."
Can addicts stop themselves from relapsing? Celebrate Recovery and Teen Challenge share what to do when relapse threatens.
That first Christmas wasn't a fancy event. It was a young man and woman, with zero experience as parents, placing the Son of God in a feeding trough for dirty, smelly farm animals.