Prison Ministry

  • Loss Of Loved One Prison Ministry Unique Ministries

    RESTORATION

    This is our son who died in the county jail 11 years ago. He accepted Christ as a teen, but hung out with the wrong guys and got involved in drugs. Drugs became his escape. To some his story might seem heartbreaking but it is really a story of redemption. For fifteen months, my wife and I prayed that God would restore and heal our son. He did, but just not the way we had envisioned. Our son spent eight days in jail. God worked in his heart and, on the Sunday two days before he died, he rededicated his life to… Read More

  • Labor Overcoming Obstacles Prison Ministry

    BEING OPEN TO HIS WILL

    You never know where God will lead you on life's journey, but if you're open to His will, it can be quite a ride. I was in the pharmaceutical industry while also serving in the Army reserves for 32 years. When I was retiring from the reserves, a friend invited me to be part of a four-day event at the Kairos prison ministry. I had never been to a prison or an event like that, and I was incredibly moved. So impacted that I got involved teaching a Bible study twice a week at a correctional facility, and a few… Read More

  • Prison Ministry

    REACHING OUT TO MEN IN PRISON

    In 2002, I went to a ministry fair at my church and stopped by a table marked "Prison Ministry". It sounded a little intimidating but intriguing, so I accompanied a group of church members the next week to a prison. Rick, our leader, gave a message; then we sat and simply talked to the guys. I was touched by how much this meant to these men, to see people who had not given up on them. It really moved me. After going a couple times, I wondered why they didn't have any live music. Rick said: "We don't have anyone… Read More

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