Resources on Prison Reform

As injustices and inequalities have been exposed, there have been increasing calls to correct the criminal justice system and our prisons. What might Christians have to say to minister to those in prisons? What is our calling toward and for... Continue...

How can the church minister to those in prison? Steven Harris moderates a panel discussion on the church and criminal justice reform with Heather Rice-Minus, Julie Warren, and Thabiti Anyabwile at Evangelicals for Life 2019. Continue...

"My house is too quiet," Beth Strong says. "I struggle to make ends meet. Every weekend, I travel several hours each way to see my husband during visitation hours. My adult children and grandchildren are celebrating birthdays and other milestones... Continue...

Update: On Tuesday, December 18, the U.S. Senate voted 87-12 to pass the FIRST STEP Act.  What just happened? On Wednesday President Trump announced his support for the prison and sentencing reform legislation known as the FIRST STEP Act. "Today... Continue...

Leading a Bible study in prison may sound intimidating, but after my work with Prison Fellowship®, I'd lead a Bible study in prison any day. For the past few years I've been blessed to co-lead a women's Bible study at... Continue...

It's May 30, 2018, and William Jones is going home. "I found out 15 days ago," he says. His prison chaplain brought him the news. "I hugged him, and we cried together. Two big, grown men standing there crying together.... Continue...

What just happened? On Tuesday, the House passed a bipartisan prison reform bill authored by Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.). The First Step Act was approved by a 360-59 vote, and included the support of 134 Democrats.... Continue...