Kelly Simmons' fourth-grade teacher planted a seed in her to serve as an agent of change. Later, becoming a Justice Ambassador was a call she could not ignore.
From the halls of prison to the halls of government, Marlys has seen many sides of the criminal justice system. Now, she’s taking her advocacy to the next level.
When Adriana’s nephew faced serious criminal charges, her family didn’t know how to handle it. Then Adriana began searching for resources and for hope, and she found something that changed her life.
A state attorney said Robert would never change. But Robert’s story didn’t end in prison, and that surprised everyone—including him.
She witnessed her family and others being torn apart by incarceration. Now Erica is using her voice as a Justice Ambassador to help restore similar lives.
Bill and Mitch grew up in the same area, served in the military in Iraq, and worked as first responders. But they’re linked in an even more profound way, and that connection is helping change lives.
As Christians, we have a responsibility to share God’s concern for victims by promoting justice and restoring communities.
Outrageous Justice is a small-group curriculum designed to awaken Christians to the need for justice that restores. Below you will find links to download the companion book (PDF and Kindle versions available) and the study guide (PDF). Click here to access the accompanying videos.
At Prison Fellowship, we advocate for justice that restores, including justice that restores victims hurt by crime.
Did you know that in Arkansas it is against the law to mispronounce "Arkansas?" Or that in New Jersey it's illegal for a man to knit during fishing season?
What is the appropriate Christian response to the challenges facing the criminal justice system in the United States? While many Christians know the biblical mandates to “seek justice” and to “remember those in prison,” they are often unsure how to live out those values in real and tangible ways.