"I stepped out in faith, and I started getting into the Word."
Dr. Michael Strong spent 25 years behind bars. Today, he gives back to his community through his work with the Crime Victims' Compensation Program.
Thank you for your generous support of Angel Tree. This Christmas, more than 290,000 children with incarcerated parents were blessed.
'I found my identity in crime. ... People needed something from me, so that made me feel good.'
"Bring hope into that household, and let them know, 'Dad's thinking of you.' Let them know that 'Dad hasn't forgotten you.' And most importantly, that God hasn't forgotten about Dad, too."
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.