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Jul
30
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By Rev. Terry Schjang, pastor at New Beginnings Worshipping Community in the Denver Women's Correctional Facility When are we the host, and when the visitor?  When the stranger, and when the welcome …
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Jul
24
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by Eric Sponheim, former board member   It’s a deeply weird story that we never quite know what to do with. God tells Abraham to bind his first-born son Isaac to an altar in the wilderness and be rea…
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Jul
08
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By Rev. Chris Flohr, PCA Board President A familiar name – Johnny Cash - was a strong supporter of prison ministry.  He performed concerts in prisons such as San Quentin in California to boost morale…
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Jul
02
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By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America His name was Rev. John O’Neal.  I only met him once, when PCA founder, Rev. Ed Nesselhuf and I were in the Seattle area to visit…
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Jun
25
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By Rev. John Harrison, PCA Board Member In a meeting of nearby churches last week, I asked my neighbors in Christ to make some time to learn more about prison ministry. When I met resistance in the m…
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Jun
18
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By Rick Admiraal, pastor of New Life Prison Community, a prison congregation in Newton, Iowa.  It's the time of year in which we celebrate our parents.  We've already celebrated Mothers Day and now i…
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Jun
12
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by Julie Thomas, Administrative Assistant, PCA As we enter the season of Pentecost, I have been re-reading the book of Acts.  Acts 2:44-47 describes how the first members of the church lived:  "All …
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Jun
03
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By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America Seldom is there a day in eastern South Dakota that the wind does not blow.  It’s this way year round, but now that it’s summerti…
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May
29
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by Eric Sponheim, former board member Waiting is hard. You may be waiting for the healing of a relationship or of an illness. You may be waiting to finally get a new job or for your life to change i…
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May
21
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by Pamela Deacon-Joyner, PCA Board Member The devotional book God Calling has blessed many Christians and non-Christians since its publication in 1930. In 1985 my mother had just died an unexpected d…
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