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The PCA Model Really Works

The PCA model of prison ministry works so well because of the fruitful interaction between inside prison congregations and outside local congregations.
by Carol Porter, former PCA board chair The PCA model requires that each inside prison congregation is supported and visited by outside local congregations. The inside congrega… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/09/pca-model-really-works/

Adoption, Transplants & Other Blessings

When we accept God’s love for us and open ourselves to being who God designed us to be, we will be changed!
by Rick Van Ravenswaay Pastor, Cornerstone Prison Church South Dakota State Penitentiary With all that is known about God, there are a great many mysteries and at least that ma… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/09/adoption-transplants-other-blessings/

God Smiles

Prison worship, where divisive differences are set aside, is a beautiful image of what God intends the church to be.
by Rev. Wayne Gallipo, board member There is great beauty and power in the practice of outside congregations worshiping with a prison congregation. As a prison pastor I hav… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/09/god-smiles/

All I Really Need to Know

To do the right thing is often the hardest thing. This I have learned from people affected by incarceration. It’s so easy to go back to the old ways – to even romanticize those times. But it’s much harder to walk the new healthy path. This is where [R…
By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America Do you remember the book by Robert Fulghum entitled, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/09/all-i-really-need-know/