Who is my neighbor? All we do—from within prison cells to halls of power—is in response to the biblical mandate "Love your neighbor as yourself."
Terri used drugs at first because she thought they were fun. They made her feel strong. But soon, her addiction owned her.
Developing prosocial, gospel-centered culture in prisons can foster restoration and help develop good citizens and change agents.
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.
“I want so bad to help in the same way that I was helped.” Reentry can bring a whole new set of problems for returning citizens. Prison Fellowship Academy provides prisoners with the tools they need for reentry.
What made Lori a “perfect fit” for prison ministry wasn’t only her education or experience. It was a willingness to serve.
A new, exclusive Facebook group allows Prison Fellowship Academy alumni to connect and support one another, even from afar.
Gio Rodriguez met God in a jail cell. Then everything changed.
Why would a 40-something, single mom of two spend her days volunteering behind bars at a men’s prison?
Prison Fellowship ended 2019 with 101 Academy sites established nationwide. We're seeing lives transformed behind bars, one story at a time.
When tensions are mounting in a high-security prison, do words really have power to de-escalate fight?
Going on lockdown at a correctional facility can put the entire population—prisoners and correctional officers—on edge. In a world where it's, "Every man for himself!" can community thrive?
Tammy was surprised at the Academy participants’ dedication. “They began to truly care for one another, standing up for each other, encouraging one another. After all the conflict, I was so amazed and relieved.”
When people talk about prisoners being responsible, it’s usually in the negative sense of culpability. But in the Prison Fellowship Academy, every participant has positive responsibilities, like fulfilling their program commitments and supporting their Academy classmates. And that changes everything.
Thousands of people die each year from drug overdose. But Celebrate Recovery offers hope.