God At Work Through IM

All Things Work Together

All Things Work Together

The last time I visited Robert, he wasn’t his usual happy, outgoing self. He seemed depressed. So, I waited quietly, giving him time to gather his thoughts and share with me whatever he wanted to share, and that’s just what Robert did.

“Running to Win the Prize”

“Running to Win the Prize”

As is often the case, new people show up for our weekly Bible studies every now and then. In one way or another, they have heard about our study of God’s Word and decide to join our group. 

Lockdown

Lockdown

Every now and then, for any one of several reasons, Wisconsin’s prisons impose a lockdown.

“My Dear Friend, Epenetus”

“My Dear Friend, Epenetus”

Before leaving Corinth and making his way back to Jerusalem to close out his third missionary journey, the apostle Paul wrote a letter to the Christians in Rome.

Gathering His Own

Gathering His Own

At the end of the book of Acts, Luke recounts how God made use of hurricane winds that blew Paul’s ship some 600 miles off course and shipwrecked him off the tiny, isolated island of Malta in order to spread the message of the gospel (Acts 27:14-28:10).

No Harm No Foul

No Harm No Foul

I met Robert at Dodge Correctional Institution about six months after his arrest for possession and distribution of a small amount of drugs. He came to our Tuesday morning Bible study, and we met for a pastoral visit a little more than a week later. When we met, Robert told me about his family, his life “before prison,” and he also told me about his crime.

Ministry Behind the Walls

Institutional Ministries is a nonprofit organization established in 1901 that carries out behind-the-walls ministry by shining the light of Jesus’ love into hearts.