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May
31
by Rev. Chris Flohr, PCA Board Chair The first time I learned the meaning of the Greek word karios I did an Aha!  Karios is God’s time and God doesn’t necessarily operate on kronos (also a Greek word…
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May
24
by Sarah Estes, PCA Board Secretary In the United Methodist tradition, we invite all to partake in the sacrament of communion. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from or where you are on y…
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May
13
by Eric Sponheim, former board member The beloved song Borning Cry speaks of God being ready at the end of the story with “just one more surprise.” It’s a beautiful line because our God, though alway…
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May
07
By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, PCA “Don’t be alone, “ is what I said to him when we parted company. This comment was made in response to a number of discussions about how hard prison ministr…
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Apr
27
by Pamela Deacon-Joyner, board member After almost 5 years of being a member of Living Stones Prison Congregation I find myself still amazed, excited and filled with the joy of the Lord every Saturda…
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Apr
08
by Eric Sponheim, former board member A Gospel text about Jesus overcoming locked doors has its own special resonance in prison. After all, in a modern correctional facility, with so many controlled …
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Apr
03
by Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America Christ is risen!!  He is risen, indeed! And that is no April Fool’s joke! It’s Easter – the ultimate party - the celebration th…
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Mar
27
by Rick Admiraal, PCA Board Member, pastor at New Life Prison Community in, Newton, Iowa I love a parade!  In fact, who doesn't love a parade?  Parades are great.  You can sit curbside in your lawn c…
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Mar
20
by Chris Flohr, PCA Board Member Prison ministry is unique for some obvious reasons. The setting being a big one.  Yet prison ministry is not a unique ministry in the sense it seeks to share the good…
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Mar
12
By Debbie Gallipo, administrative assistant for PCA In the comfort and security of our younger son’s home, our sweet little granddaughter, Stella, loves to cuddle.  She will snuggle on a lap for hour…
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