Insights from a former Inmate
The following was submitted by a formerly incarcerated woman. We thank her for her honesty, generosity, and willingness to share her story.
I can say with confidence that going to prison was not
Why does prison ministry matter?
‘Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.’ Matthew 25:40
I believe REC prison ministry is important because of what I have
REC participant experiences transformation
REC has helped transform my life. I’ve been incarcerated now going on 31 years. The first 25 years were pretty much spent in and out of the Box (solitary confinement) and keep lock.
A former inmate, now Child of God
It’s easy to underestimate the toll prison can take on inmates. Although a volunteer gets glimpses into prison life, volunteers cannot fully understand or fathom the darkness and desperation that exist in incarceration