Prison Fellowship Academy volunteer John Markle has received an award from the state of Texas. We caught up with John to get a better sense of why he volunteers and why he can’t imagine stopping.
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 Susan Nutt, the very worst time to volunteer turned out to be exactly right. Her cancer was progressing—could she really find time for prison ministry?
Roderick spent years addicted to crack cocaine and the lifestyle that came with it. In prison, everything changed. Now he’s a mentor, showing other men how to find freedom.
It takes courage to be baptized—especially when you’re a prisoner. But that didn’t stop a group of men inside one Texas prison from stepping out in faith.
If you had told Tino 30 years ago that one day he would be a devout Christian, he would have been shocked. But that’s the transformative power of God’s love.
In an unforgettable tour stop, Grammy award-winning artist Lecrae learned that Prison Fellowship Academy students have rap sheets ... and plenty to rap about.
Benny was caught in a cycle of recidivism and shame—until he found the Academy.
From loners to leaders, gangs to community, Prison Fellowship Academy transforms the culture behind bars.
"I put on a hard façade. I had to. I had to survive, I had to adapt to my environment to get back to my family."