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?
Why would a 40-something, single mom of two spend her days volunteering behind bars at a men’s prison?
'I fell in love with [volunteering] right away, because there were people in there who needed me. A chance to make a difference—that's what I've been praying for my whole life.'
It's tempting to close our eyes to the needs of those in our communities, but when we do, we miss out on the love God pours out on those who give.
Director of cultivation and engagement at Focus on the Family John McKeever shares what he has learned about God’s transforming power while volunteering with Prison Fellowship behind bars.
Pat knew God had called her to prison ministry, but the work was hard and long. And then God sent her Stan.
For the past two summers, Ben Wade has worked as a counselor at Frontier Camp, a Christian camp in Grapeland, Texas. Most of the time, being a camp counselor is pretty straightforward. But the week that the Angel Tree® kids arrive is different.