Behind bars, Jeff received a letter from his daughter’s mother. One thing she wrote stood out to him: “You are in so much trouble. Only God can save you now.”
At a recent Hope Event, hip-hop artists Lecrae and Jeff Walker answered questions from prisoners.
From the ministry’s first-ever virtual Easter celebration to socially distanced Hope Events safely conducted outside the prison fence, Prison Fellowship is finding new ways to continue to bring the hope of the Gospel to incarcerated men and women.
On a prison yard heavy with gang activity, a public commitment to Christ can be a bold display.
The holiday season is a time when Americans reflect on our blessings. We spend time with our families and loved ones. Houses are decorated, presents wait under the tree, and tables are laden with delicious holiday food.
But for many, the holidays are not a joyous occasion.
John Jennings stood in the courtroom, looking into the eyes of the man who had murdered his son. This man had been his son’s friend, but one night, this “friend” took John’s son into the woods, demanded his money, and shot him.
Jake Grant is an intern working with Justice Fellowship, the policy arm of Prison Fellowship. A version of this post appears on the Justice Fellowship website.
This summer, Americans for Tax Reform hosted a policy primer on civil asset forfeiture. The event featured two panels with speakers from the Coalition for Public Safety, Heritage Foundation, CATO Institute, Institute for Justice, American Conservative Union, and more.
Christmas is only a few days away, and already we are hearing great stories telling how Angel Tree is transforming the lives of men and women behind bars and their families.
In James Island, South Carolina, Angel Tree volunteers at Harbor View Presbyterian Church have been providing gifts to the children of prisoners on behalf of their parents for many years.
Like many states, South Carolina faces a huge budget deficit. Will it be business as usual for the state, or will state leaders think outside the box?