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A Tribute

On June 27th, we experienced a collective breaking of hearts as we learned that Rev. Ed Nesselhuf, the founder of Prison Congregations of America, had died. Ed planted the first prison congregation in Jessup, Maryland in 1984. After he returned to South…
By Mary Mortenson, Director Prison Congregations of America On June 27th, we experienced a collective breaking of hearts as we learned that Rev. Ed Nesselhuf, the founder of Pr… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2016/07/tribute/

God is Good

Wow, things are really going on at Church of the Damascus Road, Texas! We are excited about the growth of Church of Damascus Road ministry. God is good all the time and all the time God is good.
By Dan Lund, Church of the Damascus Road, inside the walls of the Texas prison system Wow, things are really going on at Church of the Damascus Road, Texas!  We have Bible base… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2016/07/god-good/

What’s the Point in Sharing?

Not just in prison, but in all walks of life, God is looking for people who are willing to share what God has done in their own life and for the world.
by Pastor Rick Van Ravenswaay, Cornerstone Prison Church, inside the walls of the SD State Penitentiary Many people have heard that “God so loved the world that he gave his one … http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2016/07/whats-point-sharing/

Out From Prison to Save the Church

So often we read the story [of the sending of the 70] and we think Jesus is sending the church out to save people in prison, but we forget that God might be sending people out from prison to save the church! “What is their task,” you might ask. What does …
by Rev. John Harrison, PCA board member In last Sunday’s gospel lesson, my church read the story of Jesus sending seventy people out two by two to go to every village around an… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2016/07/out-prison-save-church/

Patriotism and Faith

The two most patriotic members of my family were my mom and my brother. The lessons of patriotism and faith that I learned from these two have influenced my work these past years. Like these two patriots, my faith informs my politics and how I choose to …
By Mary Mortenson, PCA Director The two most patriotic members of my family were my mom and my brother. Maybe it was because Mom was born on the 4th of July that she so loved h… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2016/07/patriotism-and-faith/