Mike Johnson couldn’t believe the man on the book cover was standing outside his cell. Thirty-seven years later, he still feels the impact of Chuck Colson’s words.
Fred Mendrin paroled out of a California prison and keeps going back—to inspire men and women who remain behind bars. Fred is retiring from Prison Fellowship, so now what?
Prison Fellowship’s partners with The Salvation Army and their Adult Rehabilitation Center residential program to benefit Califronia's returning citizens.
Jarret thought his life was over when he was locked up at 19. But an old hymn was just about to lead him to a new beginning.
California is in the midst of some of the largest fires ever to break out in the state. More firefighters are needed. For many years now, California has looked to the incarcerated for help.
Bill and Mitch grew up in the same area, served in the military in Iraq, and worked as first responders. But they’re linked in an even more profound way, and that connection is helping change lives.
An in-prison program seemed like a “beacon” calling to Hamid—the source of light he always needed.
When the Spirit of God moves, even the toughest of prisoners cannot stand in His way.
When tensions are mounting in a high-security prison, do words really have power to de-escalate fight?
Gilbert was raised in church but lived a double life as a gang member and drug dealer. When he was 21, his dealer turned on him. Betrayed, Gilbert’s world crumbled around him. Could his foundation in Christ give him a second chance?
For the last three years, Green Bay Packers player Kenny Clark has held a special Angel Tree Sports Clinic for children of prisoners. For one day, 300 kids played alongside NFL football stars, learning valuable lessons in sports and in life.
For most of his life, Josiah steered clear of “crazy” Christians who “make no sense,” just like his Wiccan parents told him to. But in prison, he encountered a "presence" he couldn't explain away.