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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Recommended Reading


  • Being Human in Prison

    The popular blog Humans of New York specializes in producing quick little vignettes to accompany pictures of random faces in the crowd around New York City. The stories are short, but powerful reminders of the humanity of …more »
  • God May See a King

    John Jennings stood in the courtroom, looking into the eyes of the man who had murdered his son. This man had been his son’s friend, but one night, this “friend” took John’s son into the …more »
  • Lose an Enemy, Gain a Friend

    The following article originally appeared in Inside Journal, Prison Fellowship’s quarterly publication for men and women behind bars.  To learn more about Inside Journal, click here. Ron Hammer first started using drugs while he was in the …more »