Our Stories

Jacob attended my Bible class for over three years. During that time, I had the pleasure of getting to know him as a person and watch him grow in his faith as a Christian. Together, we studied the gospel of Matthew and John, the book of Acts, Romans, Galatians and Jonah. We even studied the book of Revelation. In addition to all this, I also had...
Remember that at that time you were separate from Christ… without hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus, you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For he himself is our peace (Eph. 2:12-14).   There are two kinds of hope. There is spiritual hope and earthly hope. For Christians...
When he graduated from high school, Aaron enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After serving for four years, he decided to leave the Corps and was honorably discharged. As Aaron told me, leaving the Corps was a mistake, a BIG mistake!   Once back in civilian life, Aaron began to make bad choices. One bad choice led to another and...
“Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard John and followed Jesus. The first thing Andrew did was to find his own brother Simon and say to him, “We have found the Messiah!” John 1:41-42 (EHV)   As a prison chaplain for Institutional Ministries, it has happened on more than a few occasions,...
I’m so glad you asked! That means you admit I exist. I know you asked the question, because you feel pain in your life. Pain makes you feel alone. It made you ask where I am. I’m not the one who left. I am always with you, and I’m so glad you are back!   Interestingly, the one place you named is the only place where I...
Wow! God has certainly been busy turning evil into good during this national health crisis! While most of us have been sequestered in our homes by government restrictions, God has blessed one of our volunteers with a unique opportunity to serve at a county jail. Having been deemed an essential worker by the jail where he volunteers, Luke has...