From loners to leaders, gangs to community, Prison Fellowship Academy transforms the culture behind bars.
"I put on a hard façade. I had to. I had to survive, I had to adapt to my environment to get back to my family."
"It's time! This is my season! God told me this would happen if I trusted Him, and I trust Him. I’m going home!"
In-prison educational programs are an effective part of the reentry process, reducing a participant's chance of returning to prison by 43 percent. Even so, Many federal prisons do not have sufficient programming.
"I got up this morning, did my prayers, and just put the day in God's hands," says Joseff White.
Jerrel Martin and a group of prisoners meet regularly for worship, teaching, discipleship, and prayer behind bars. It's church. Prison church. And it's clear that God is here.