Investment enables Prison Fellowship to double efforts to transform prison culture through supporting prison wardens.
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.
“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.
From the ministry’s first-ever virtual Easter celebration to socially distanced Hope Events safely conducted outside the prison fence, Prison Fellowship is finding new ways to continue to bring the hope of the Gospel to incarcerated men and women.
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.”
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.
Incarcerated father Chris looked forward to seeing his family, but prison visits were usually awkward. Angel Tree helped to change that.