In prison, Brooke was drawn to the thrill of "the game" and seeing what she could get away with. She wanted to change—but would she?
For years she had led women into deeper relationship with Jesus. Her unexpected journey into prison was an answer to prayer.
Drugs and fraud sent Brittany to prison, but God was waiting for her. “Prison would set the stage for the rest of my life,” she shares. Read on to discover how God redeemed Brittany from her past and gave her hope for the future.
Things run a little differently at Minnesota Correction Facility—Shakopee. Here, female prisoners engage in community and in-prison programing like the Prison Fellowship Academy.
After her addiction sent her to prison, Amber knew she needed help. But recovery programs just didn’t seem to work. She needed something more. She needed a deeper relationship. She needed the Gospel.
For years, Emily desired to join the Marines. But her life took a drastically different route. Could the Prison Fellowship Academy help her find her way?
“I can never make the day of the accident vanish as if it didn’t exist. It happened. But I can be restored.” Amy, a Prison Fellowship Academy graduate, reveals what happened when she stopped running from God and finally began to grow.
Finish the race. Win the prize.
Martha Ackerman and Stephanie Segel are bringing community and peace to prisons through a restorative art program called Create: New Beginnings.