Former prisoner Kevin Bruno shares how racism, ignorance, and a lack of compassion can contribute to a violent culture behind bars.
Prison Fellowship Academy volunteer John Markle has received an award from the state of Texas. We caught up with John to get a better sense of why he volunteers and why he can’t imagine stopping.
When Mike stood up in the courtroom, he faced the boy who killed his son. Then Mike spoke the words only God could have given him.
For Susan Nutt, the very worst time to volunteer turned out to be exactly right. Her cancer was progressing—could she really find time for prison ministry?
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Running the streets felt like freedom to Rafael, but he was running toward destruction. In prison, he spotted a flyer for the Angel Tree program. He had no idea his life was about to change.
Roderick spent years addicted to crack cocaine and the lifestyle that came with it. In prison, everything changed. Now he’s a mentor, showing other men how to find freedom.
Zackarie didn’t want to go to camp at first, but he’s so glad he did. More than a decade later, he remembers his weeks at camp as some of the best—and most transformative—of his life.
Gio Rodriguez met God in a jail cell. Then everything changed.
Deep transformation doesn't happen overnight. Prison Fellowship Academy participants develop and practice the biblically based values of Good Citizenship.
Not much changes day to day in a prison. But Prison Fellowship Hope Events, like recent ones in Texas, give refreshment and life-changing truth to men and women who need a new beginning. “I’m singing their song. I’ve been a drug addict, a criminal, a convict. I’ve come out on the other side because of my relationship with Jesus.”
It takes courage to be baptized—especially when you’re a prisoner. But that didn’t stop a group of men inside one Texas prison from stepping out in faith.
At camp, Joseph can set his worries aside and be free to just be a kid. Every day at camp is a new adventure for this child and so many other campers. And after this summer, he will have plenty to share in his next letter to his dad in prison.