A coffee shop. A former prisoner. A second chance. Michael realized ministry doesn’t always look like one person speaking at a pulpit, and a second chance can change everything.
Murder led to decades behind bars. Danny thought his life was over, but prison ministry volunteers showed him how a new life was possible.
Luis Centeno had served his time. Now he was getting out. But he soon discovered that being released from prison wasn’t the same as gaining his freedom. After his job search kept hitting dead ends, he decided to turn his hobby into a career.
A new partnership between Prison Fellowship and 70 Million Jobs will help provide reentry employment for thousands of returning citizens.
Former drug addict and prisoner Jessica Towers is still in awe with how her life has turned out. Thanks to DC Central Kitchen, a nonprofit kitchen and training program, Jessica has a second chance she never dreamed was possible.
"I got up this morning, did my prayers, and just put the day in God's hands," says Joseff White.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of prisoners are released and return to society, and they need a second chance. The Church should be a place where they can easily find support and encouragement.