For most of his life, Josiah steered clear of “crazy” Christians who “make no sense,” just like his Wiccan parents told him to. But in prison, he encountered a "presence" he couldn't explain away.
Things run a little differently at Minnesota Correction Facility—Shakopee. Here, female prisoners engage in community and in-prison programing like the Prison Fellowship Academy.
“I can never make the day of the accident vanish as if it didn’t exist. It happened. But I can be restored.” Amy, a Prison Fellowship Academy graduate, reveals what happened when she stopped running from God and finally began to grow.
If you had told Tino 30 years ago that one day he would be a devout Christian, he would have been shocked. But that’s the transformative power of God’s love.
Tammy Franklin has come full circle. A former prisoner, she is now a Prison Fellowship Academy manager at the same facility in which she was incarcerated.
The Prison Fellowship Academy addresses criminogenic thinking while offering prisoners a chance to learn values and skills to help them thrive in life after prison.