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Pray Without Ceasing

Prayer is powerful, in ways deeper and richer than we can fully imagine or comprehend.
by Eric Sponheim, former board member Saying “I’ll pray for you” is an often-expressed response to others’ cares and concerns. By itself, the statement may mean a lot or a l… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/07/pray-without-ceasing/

Houston, We Have a Gathering!

The ELCA youth gathering in Houston chose the theme: Jesus changes everything!
by Rev. Rick Admiraal, pastor of New Life Prison Community, Newton, Iowa A massive youth gathering took place in Houston, Texas from June 27 to July 1.  Even though we're not a… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/07/houston-we-have-gathering/

Beyond Measure

It is grace that reminds us to stop pretending we are perfect and step out from behind the walls that cut us off from real connection
by Rev. John Harrison, board member As I minister to people who have served their time in prison and are returning to the outside world, the strongest pastoral connections ofte… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/07/beyond-measure/

Freedom

The 4th of July, Freedom in Christ, and my Mom.
Freedom By Mary Mortenson, Director of Prison Congregations of America  I miss my mom. She was born on the 4th of July, and she died in 1984 about ten days after her 70th bi… http://prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/07/freedom/