A Keepsake Made from a Prison Bed Sheet

Our church has been doing life on the inside for the past two years. On the inside of our local jail that is. We’ve treked with over 300 men through Celebrate Recovery and other Bible Studies. We’ve lost some guys and we’ve gained some brothers in Christ and some best friends. I’ve learned a lot about the gospel, about the sinfulness of sin, about justice, about grace. This week we received this simple drawing in the mail. Excerpts from the attached letter are below:

 after listening to your classes and getting to know ya’ll a little bit, you truly love not only Christ Jesus, but even a man like me. You guys have helped me and other see that despite our current situation and circumstances we can learn a new way to live. Thank you for your honesty and for caring about us.

Grateful to be a part of a church that’s helping others “learn a new way to live.” Thankful to be serving a savior who loves “even a man like me.”

Getting involved in prison ministry is as simple as being willing and ready to be used. Contact me about local opportunities.

About Lane Corley

I am - Follower of Jesus Christ - Husband to the beautiful and patient Heather Corley - Father of three. - Church Planter / Church Planting Strategist with the Louisiana Baptist Convention. - When I can, I’m reading, raised bed gardening, deer hunting, and on mission with my church. - Hoping to be helpful.

Posted on July 18, 2011, in Bridge Church, Jail Ministry. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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