When a parent goes to prison, their child and family do time with them. Though prisoners’ children face some extraordinary challenges, hundreds of thousands of them are finding hope each year through Angel Tree.
In my decades as a pastor, I saw a lot of things in church, but this was a first.
In the middle of the church auditorium, surrounded by their families and other worshipers, were about 100 prisoners in orange jumpsuits. They are part of a partnership between a county jail and a local congregation.