After my release from prison in 1993, I was confident that my greatest challenges were behind me. I thought I’d easily adjust back into society, find a job, and in short order be well on my way to getting my life back on track. But I soon found out reality had other ideas.Read More
A lot of times people say things that are not true. If these untrue things go unchallenged long enough, we start to accept them as facts. Once they are accepted as facts, decisions are made with those “facts” as the foundation.Read More
The subject for the night was “The Victim Mentality.” It is part of what we teach in the Lessons for Life Course, and it is always fascinating to me to listen to the perspectives of the students on it every time it comes up. Last Wednesday at the women’s prison was no exception.Read More
I woke up today in somewhat of a sentimental mood. It started with me thinking about the past week, then the past month, then it escalated to a reflection of the past several years. My life is full.Read More
For those of you who have been following this ministry for the past several years, you already know how I do this. I get an idea, I pray about what to do with the idea, and then I start putting it into action. Since we started this ministry a little over twelve years ago, there have been three goals in mind:Read More
A good tree can’t produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can’t produce good fruit.
Matthew 7:18 (NLT)
“I just got out of solitary confinement two days ago,” John said.