Offer friendship and guidance to prisoners and ex-prisoners who are rebuilding their lives. The resources on this page will help you develop effective mentoring skills. (Please click on the + to view more resources)
Let these scriptures provide a solid foundation for your mentoring outreach.
Learn some of the key qualifications needed to become a PF mentor.
How do you want your mentor-mentee relationship to work?
Discover some factors that make mentoring ministry vitally important today
Help prisoners and ex-prisoners avoid associating with the old crowd.
Be alert for these three warning signs your mentee may be straying off course.
Share these encouraging devotionals with prisoners you mentor.These short devotionals written by prisoners paint a picture of how each writer grew...
A collection of devotionals written by and for prisoners. The Bible is not a book of saints and priests, but of sinners and prisoners. God's ...
If ever a person "walks through the valley of the shadow of death," (Psalm 23:4, KJV) it is in a prison. But despair need not conquer...
Fear is a subtle attacker. Sometimes it lunges around the corner and throttles us. Other times it slowly nibbles on us until we are gradually consumed....
You are sentenced, given a number, locked away from the world. Life seems hopeless. You feel like a failure in the world's eyes, worth nothing....
In Paul's letter to the Hebrews, he tells them to "see to it ... that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many"...
It' s a great comfort to know that you are part of God' s big family, especially when you are so far away from your own loved ones. And...
"And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (Mat. 28:20, NIV) Psychologists tell us that more people suffer from the effects of...
Obedience can be a tough lesson to learn . Especially since our society upholds willfulness as a sign of strength. Willfulness can lead people to...
Most Christians who decide to visit prisoners do so out of a sense of duty, the belief that they should take Christ into prisons. When we visit, however,...
Be prepared to help mentees find healing from the shame of past victimization.
Consider ways to help mentees feel it’s safe to reveal their deepest issues.
Help mentees face the truth about the issues holding them captive.
Use this biblical model for handling problems with your mentee.
Want to help your mentee? Ask more questions!
Find out how to get involved in mentoring prisoners preparing for release.
Consider offering reentry mentoring to help guide newly-released prisoners.
Work with other volunteers to provide a supportive atmosphere for recovery.
Specialize in helping ex-prisoners reenter the workforce.
A former prison chaplain looks at ten destructive thinking patterns that prevent a person from becoming a “straight thinker” who accepts responsibility.
A simple yet comprehensive approach to resolving conflict God’s way, showing how conflict can be turned into a testimony to the power of God.
Popular radio host and counselor June Hunt examines 50 of the most common, urgent problems with which people struggle.
This discipleship manual addresses every aspect of living a Christian life in prison or in reentry, applying generous amounts of Scripture to each teaching,
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