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The Light of the World

There is so much darkness, so much evil, so much fear in the world. In prison, the light of Jesus that shines is a profound contrast to the darkness. Men are often persecuted for their willingness to let Jesus’ light shine through them. God is shining t…
By Rev. Norm Arnold, pastor at Living Stones, inside the walls of the Washington State Prison for men in Shelton, WA You are the light of the world… Mt. 5:14 There is always… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/03/light-world/

With Watery Eyes

I suppose, like most individuals who have not served any time, when I first became involved it was with the attitude that I would be bringing something into the lives of the inmates and that somehow, my involvement would translate into a blessing for them…
By Mark Juhl, PCA supporter and volunteer for the reentry program at The Church of the Damascus Road in Fort Dodge, IA With my eyes watering, I gave a hug to Brian and then ano… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/03/watery-eyes/

Pain Does Not Last Forever

Prayer has the power to bring us together in mindful acceptance of our present moment together in the presence of God. We surrender to and confess how we both are of sinful nature. In the face of this confession, we are thankful for a saving grace that …
by Dennis Hoffman, PCA Board of Directors As he approached me in his orange prison jumpsuit with eyes filled in tears, it was quite obvious that we were about to engage in an e… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/03/pain-does-not-last-forever/