Carl sees prison more now than he ever did as a police officer. And because of an unlikely friendship, prison is one of his favorite places to be.
“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.”
Running the streets felt like freedom to Rafael, but he was running toward destruction. In prison, he spotted a flyer for the Angel Tree program. He had no idea his life was about to change.
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.
Jarret thought his life was over when he was locked up at 19. But an old hymn was just about to lead him to a new beginning.
Roderick spent years addicted to crack cocaine and the lifestyle that came with it. In prison, everything changed. Now he’s a mentor, showing other men how to find freedom.
“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.
Bill and Mitch grew up in the same area, served in the military in Iraq, and worked as first responders. But they’re linked in an even more profound way, and that connection is helping change lives.