The day before Aaron’s dad died, he came to visit Aaron at a juvenile detention center where he was being held for theft.
James received a sentence of 25 years to life behind bars. In the Academy, he has found a new reason to live—even if he’s never released.
Sammi’s faith and hope were fading fast. Then she joined Prison Fellowship Academy. Today, she isn’t the same woman who first walked into that Nebraska prison.
“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.”
When the Spirit of God moves, even the toughest of prisoners cannot stand in His way.
COVID-19 forced Blackburn Correctional Center to close its doors to visitors, but that didn’t stop dedicated volunteers and DOC staff from serving incarcerated men.
An in-prison sewing club—which includes several Prison Fellowship Academy® participants—is helping to protect Oklahoma City from COVID-19, one handmade mask at a time.
Deep transformation doesn't happen overnight. Prison Fellowship Academy participants develop and practice the biblically based values of Good Citizenship.