When Fred went behind bars, he joined a notorious prison gang. But his membership came at a price. Just 6 months before his parole, he killed a man.
Former bank robber Jesse Wiese thought grit, hard work, and integrity would be enough to open doors after his release from prison. He was wrong.
The Blissit family was separated for eight years—all of daughter Zoey’s life. But time and distance couldn’t weaken their bond.
When Darien’s mom went to prison, he kept it secret. Learning there were kids like him gave him a reason to succeed. Today, he's giving back.
LaDavid wanted to get his life back together. But when he ended up in prison, he had to learn how to surrender his will for something greater.
April, a single mom, was grateful for Angel Tree. But she never dreamed that this connection would one day sustain her through tragedy.
Damion wasn’t even wearing shoes the first time he sat in the back of a police car. By the time the young man got to prison, he had one goal: survive.
Caleb had chased the approval of others since he was a kid. He never dreamed his longing could lead to witnessing a murder and doing time.
For Robyn, abuse and addiction don’t get to have the last word.
When prisons close to visitors, Hope Events remind men and women behind bars that they aren’t forgotten.
No drug could soothe Teresa’s pain for long. In an Oklahoma prison cell she prayed, God, I feel like you’re the only One who can heal me.
Every February, speakers and musicians head to Illinois to bring the Gospel to incarcerated people at a special Prison Fellowship Hope Event.
Amber struggled with addiction. A false start gave her false hope. But behind bars, she discovered that recovery is possible.
The day before Aaron’s dad died, he came to visit Aaron at a juvenile detention center where he was being held for theft.
“I honestly didn't think I was going to see the age of 21.” Stuck in a cycle of crime and incarceration, Don couldn’t save himself. He needed help.