Represent Justice, Prison Fellowship, Plus One Society, and the Cleveland Cavaliers partnered to shine a light on the hope and redemption found inside an Ohio prison.
He's the viral video basketball king on social media—but in prison, he's just another guy on the yard.
Timothy didn't think he was smart and no one ever bothered to tell him he was. In prison he learned he was smart and valuable to God.
They came from all walks of life to run for second chances. Athletes, families, and community members joined together in Denver to run the Second Chances 5K as part of Second Chance Month.
For 40 years, Prison Fellowship® has been going into correctional facilities, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ with those behind bars, and offering the hope of true transformation. Through the use of Bible-based programming, and with the help of thousands of committed volunteers, lives are being changed, hope is being restored, and darkness is being replaced with the promise of a future.
Living life as a Christian in prison can be challenging. Many of these men and women find themselves isolated, in the midst of a culture that doesn’t share or reflect their values, struggling to hold onto beliefs that are constantly being challenged and ridiculed.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to go into prison?
Prison Fellowship is introducing a new video series where viewers can see what it is like to take a message of transformation to men and women behind bars.
“Prison Fellowship Insider” will provide a chance to look behind the scenes of the ministry.
“As a country we are really good at punishment.” So says Danielle Sared, director of the Common Justice program at the Vera Institute of Justice. “It’s passive, it doesn’t require people to act or think. It certainly doesn’t require them to change.
Imagine being arrested for a crime you didn’t commit. Imagine being convicted for that crime, and serving four years in prison for it. And imagine finding out after that time served that the police officer who arrested you had admitted to falsifying evidence in order to frame you.
Last fall, Prison Fellowship teamed up with singer-songwriter Idalee to create something unique—a music video, shot entirely inside a corrections facility, with a band composed of men from the prison.
"I had the amazing opportunity ... to bring this song, 'Heal,' into prison and perform it with prisoners," Idalee says.