Saturday, August 19, 2006

Prison Ministry Has Been Launched!

Well we finally got our gatepass into CRC in Norco. The Lord has assembled an awesome team and we're ready to tear it up! After a few minor glitches (two of the three cell blocks were on lockdown and nobody knew we were starting chapel services this week) eventually about 15 inmates showed up. Some were believers, most were not. You could see in their eyes the hurt and pain they've packed into their hearts. After some worship and a Bible study, three guys gave their lives to Christ. We prayed with these guys and encouraged them. Two of them were homosexuals. Then we walked around and talked with the guys and prayed for them one on one. It was awesome! I'm stoked for Jesus...I've been needing to get my butt off the sidelines and get in the game for Jesus. This is it. Prison ministry is rad! Want to add some zest, meaning and purpose to your life? Get in the game for Jesus.

1 comment:

Rodd said...

Awesome! Glad you are in the game.
I taught inside Michigan Prisons for 17 years. When it came to retirement time I asked the Lord what I was supposed to do for Him. He said---What do you think I've been preparing you for! I now write to and visit prisoners all over Michigan and try to help those that are released in my area.
God Bless you Brother -Rodd