Because Marcus Bullock was given a second chance, his business Flikshop is connecting families separated by prison walls and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Second Chance Stories
Every person has dignity and potential. But 1 in 3 Americans has a criminal record, limiting their futures. Hear from former prisoners on life after prison, and join Prison Fellowship® as we unlock brighter futures for the 70 million Americans who have repaid their debt to society.
A coffee shop. A former prisoner. A second chance. Michael realized ministry doesn’t always look like one person speaking at a pulpit, and a second chance can change everything.
Luis Centeno had served his time. Now he was getting out. But he soon discovered that being released from prison wasn’t the same as gaining his freedom. After his job search kept hitting dead ends, he decided to turn his hobby into a career.
Most of the people at the Church of Acts in Oklahoma City are coming from addiction, homelessness, or prison. Read what it’s like inside the self-proclaimed ‘church of liars, dreamers, and misfits,’ and why so many former prisoners are finding a home there.
Chad found wealth and success after prison, but he didn't have the character he needed to keep it. Which is why one day he found himself once again dressed in a prison jumpsuit on his way to Angola.
From an abusive childhood to a life in and out of prison. Serena Steenholdt felt like her life was spiraling out of control until she found God and reconnected with her children... “God is so much bigger than I ever thought.”
"I believe detours exist to lead you toward your ultimate destination."
Former drug addict and prisoner Jessica Towers is still in awe with how her life has turned out. Thanks to DC Central Kitchen, a nonprofit kitchen and training program, Jessica has a second chance she never dreamed was possible.