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Mar
15
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By Mark Juhl, PCA supporter and volunteer for the reentry program at The Church of the Damascus Road in Fort Dodge, IA With my eyes watering, I gave a hug to Brian and then another hug to Paul. This …
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Mar
05
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by Dennis Hoffman, PCA Board of Directors As he approached me in his orange prison jumpsuit with eyes filled in tears, it was quite obvious that we were about to engage in an emotional time together.…
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Feb
26
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By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America For the liturgical types in our midst, we are soon in the season of Lent, that time of introspection and preparation for Easter.…
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Feb
19
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By Margaret O'Neal, Lakewood, Washington It was on September 10 of last year that the Living Stones Congregation at the Washington Correction Center in Shelton celebrated its 10th anniversary.  My da…
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Feb
12
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By Julie Thomas, Administrative Assistant, Prison Congregations of America A year and a half ago, Mary Mortenson and I were privileged to attend a conference in Minneapolis called “Why Christian?”  T…
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Feb
05
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By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America When I was in grade school, in anticipation of the annual Valentine’s Day party, we had to design and decorate a box for the val…
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Jan
29
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By Pastor Bob Chell, St. Dysmas of South Dakota How is our money used? It was an email or a note enclosed with a gift to our ministry, I can’t recall for certain. I do know I failed to answer and can…
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Jan
21
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By Neil Bullock, PCA Board Member Like all of us I was saddened by the news of Ed Nesselhuf’s transition from this life into the next and prayed for his family that he loved so much.  At the same tim…
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Jan
15
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by Gary Gurwell from his prison cell, December 1998 Prison is cold.  Languishing in a plastic chair, an elbow resting on my bunk's metal headboard, I wistfully gaze through metal bars guarding my cel…
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Jan
08
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by Pastor Scott Jamieson, Church of Another Chance, inside the Nashville, TN men's jail This unedited letter from one of [Church of Another Chance] members speaks to the powerful work of our churches…
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