by Christy Hoagland “I was in prison and you came to visit me.” Matthew 25:36 This year we are on pace to hold over 180 services/events in prisons all across Missouri. I imagine people wonder why we do so many services and why we go to so many institutions, after all there are lots ofContinue reading I was in prison and you came to visit me…
by Christy Hoagland I was standing in a prison gymnasium last Saturday quietly playing while man after man left their seats to repent, believe, and profess faith in Jesus at the back of the room and as they were gathering around to pray I was overcome with the faithfulness and goodness of God. And IContinue reading Just Say Yes
by Offender S. Sing for the King… Sing about the King… Sing unto the King… The Bible says that the LORD inhabits the praises of His saints, so couldn’t it be said, Sing with the King? I have been to the ACC chapel on many a Friday night and I don’t care how you comeContinue reading Sing for the King – Prisoner Perspective
By Offender S. When you have nowhere else to turn, when your own ideas and resources have evaporated, when your control over a situation is in shambles, God is still there. When your knees ache from kneeling in prayer but you can’t tell if He’s even listening, God is still there. When you don’t knowContinue reading God is still there
by Ex-Offender J. My name is J….. Once I was dead but now I’m alive and the Holy Spirit lives in me. I’ve spent 18 years in prison for a crime that I’m ashamed to even speak of. Prison can be a very dark place. Sometimes a person can feel alone. I know that I’mContinue reading My Name is ….
by Christy Hoagland In the few short years of being involved in prison ministry we have seen generations of families incarcerated. At one institution we had the grandfather, father, and son all in one service. Right now, a young man in one of our weekly services has been in and out of prison (mostly in)Continue reading Breaking the Cycle