It looked like COVID-19 would shut down a brand-new Academy. With so much at stake, would it be possible to get back on track?
James received a sentence of 25 years to life behind bars. In the Academy, he has found a new reason to live—even if he’s never released.
Sammi’s faith and hope were fading fast. Then she joined Prison Fellowship Academy. Today, she isn’t the same woman who first walked into that Nebraska prison.
What’s the Prison Fellowship Academy all about? Part 1 of this new blog series highlights integrity, one of the six core values of the Academy. The Academy allows participants to embrace a Gospel-centered worldview and take ownership of their transformation—even in prison, where positive change might otherwise seem impossible.
"I stepped out in faith, and I started getting into the Word."
Internet basketball sensation Grayson "The Professor" Boucher takes his basketball skills inside a Nebraska prison to challenge prisoners.
Robert hasn’t been in prison long. But prison didn’t take long to change Robert’s life.
He didn’t handle incarceration well at first. He knew he was in a bad spot and wasn’t sure how to cope. If it weren’t for the family he found behind bars, he would still be stuck in that negative mindset.
Adam has been in and out of correctional facilities since he was 15 years old. Now almost 21, he’s serving time at Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility. This is what happens when youth go to prison.