Why We Go

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“And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.” Mark 16:15

God’s calling is why we go and share the Gospel in prisons…the testimonials below are a sweet glimpse into God’s moving in the hearts of people and a wonderful reminder to keep serving to build His Kingdom!

“I want you guys to know ya’ll saved my life by sharing the message of Christ with me in a way I never heard it before. Special thanks to Johnny for letting me know I don’t have to settle for a ”wasted” life. Amen!” – Offender A.

“Your ministry has brought me closer to God and saved my life. Thank you.” – Offender E.

“I have come to know Jesus Christ on a personal level through Sing for the King Ministries, they changed my life forever.” – Offender T.

“I just want to say thank you for all the time you gave us…you all are truly blessed and filled with the Spirit. You all helped me get back to where I needed to be with God.” – Offender P.

“They encouraged and helped strengthen my personal relationship with the Lord. I’m forever grateful that they allow God to use them for “HIS” glory!!!! – Offender E.

“I was so blessed to have Sing for the King come in to Algoa Correctional and bring amazingly great worship and ministry!  I can still hear the songs wherever I go and really know how to worship the Lord through song wherever I am at!  I’ll never forget!” – Offender N.

“I found Jesus on April 14, 2016 at Algoa Correctional and was baptized on July 20, 2016.  Upon release from prison, the bad people I used to hang around showed up.  I kept quoting resist the devil and he will flee from you and after a few weeks those people disappeared and my ministry took off full blast, I am now actually involved in a church.  I thank God that He saved me, seven years of incarceration, seven different times…I faced death many times, but Jesus Christ set me free and today I praise Him, praise Him, Hallelujah!  I pray that everyone that walks out of prison will walk out of there with the armor of God and carry their Bible, their sword and know that Jesus Christ is beside them.  Thank you James, Johnny, and Christy.”  – Offender L.

“Still clean! Still praising our Lord and finding freedom!  Thank you all for your service and carrying the Word of God!  It changed my life!  Thank you, thank you! God bless!” – Offender E.

“I came to chapel every Friday night.  James, Christy and Johnny, you helped me grow my faith and relationship with God.” – Offender E.

“Sing for the King Ministries ushers the Holy Spirit into prisons like no other! Powerful! 
I found the King there in 2015. Been a free man in love with God ever since. Over two years of true freedom.” – Offender L.

“I just got released from M.C.C. you guys are making a big impact on the guys at the prison, praise the most High GOD!” – Offender M.

“I want to thank you for all you have done for our son. He has such hope for his future thanks to God and people like you. Thank you so much and God Bless You!” – Parents of Offender T.

“I wanted to reach out to you with a sincere thanks for the music and words of Christian inspiration while at Algoa. I was released 10 months ago, all good here and I want you to know that I pray often for you three and the men of Algoa. Please…Continue the good work and know that you are doing meaningful work in the lives of many.” – Offender K.

“The peace they bring to prisons is truly amazing, God is so great!” – Offender T.

“Sing for the King’s Christy Hoagland, played for our Mission Fellowship Conference group. I enjoyed it very much so I a bought a CD. Today after school I played it while helping my daughter clean her room. She has been dancing and trying to sing along. She loves it. I might need another one…she might not share. Lol. I do a Monday night jail ministry in my small town and when I told her this lady does jail ministry with music. She decided she wants to do that when she grows up.” – Jail Missionary

“Wonderful ministry and great witness for the Lord!” – Sing for the King Supporter

“Sing for the King Ministries recently began leading our 3rd Sunday evening CG main worship service, and have immediately become our most popular worship leaders/preachers.  They are really easy to work with…they have servant hearts…and their worship leadership and preaching is phenomenal!  Christy Hoagland is a fabulous worship leader and soloist!  James is a great preacher and Johnny Allen identifies with the offenders in a very real way!!  If you want your offenders to meet with Jesus, I recommend that you invite Sing for the King Ministries to conduct a worship service or concert!” – Chaplain, JCCC (February 2017, sent to other MO DOC Chaplains)

If you would like to give to this ministry and be a part of God’s movement in the prisons, click here.  Sing for the King Ministries is a nonprofit 501c3 organization.  We are missionaries in prisons, which means we rely on donations.  Your tax deductible gift will help more of the incarcerated find hope and freedom through Jesus Christ.

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed” Luke 4:18

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