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.
Print and share these encouraging devotionals with prisoners you mentor.
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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