In-Prison Ministry

Learn how to share God’s love through in-prison ministries. The stories and resources on this page will show you how to meet prisoners at their greatest point of need – in prison. (Please click on the + to view more resources)

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  • ‘Youthful Offender Program’ Provides Hope, Second Chances

    When David arrived at San Quentin prison two years ago to serve an 11-year sentence for a crime he committed as a minor, he didn’t expect to find hope or a second chance. But thanks …more »
  • Getting a New Life After Prison

    The newly announced president and CEO of Prison Fellowship, James Ackerman, was recently interviewed on WHO Radio in Des Moines, Iowa. During the program, Ackerman described to host Jamie Johnson the work of Prison Fellowship, …more »
  • A Father/Son Relationship Rises ‘Out of the Ashes’

    “I never knew when my father was coming home,” Ahmarr Melton told For 14 years, Melton watched other boys play with their fathers and experience a unique relationship that he never had. His own …more »