Blog Search

Kalispell

God speaks through the ministry of PCA – Go to prison God says, and I will meet you there!
by Rev. Steve Peterson, former board president I was in Kalispell, Montana a number of years ago for the wedding of a nephew.  The wedding had successfully and beautifully take… https://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/09/kalispell/

A God of Surprises

We cannot fully know what the Spirit is up to, but we can be ready to be surprised.
by Eric Sponheim, former board member The beloved song Borning Cry speaks of God being ready at the end of the story with “just one more surprise.” It’s a beautiful line becaus… https://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/05/god-surprises/

Put It Down

The Bible is a comfort, but it's also a power pack, calling us to leave out its promises.
by Rev. Scott Jamieson Church Of Another Chance Nashville, Tennessee One pod at a time the men come into the chapel. The chapel is an easy place to find. It’s the only room in … https://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2018/02/put-it-down/

Jagged Edges

A congregation doesn't have to be perfect in order for its members to help each other connect with God.
by Eric Sponheim, former board member In a community of faith, as in any other human endeavor, setting the expectations right is crucial. In a faith community, we can play d… https://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/11/preparing-disappointment/

Numbering Our Days

Yes, our days are numbered. Yet they are enriched when we share them with each other.
by Eric Sponheim, former board member “Teach us to number our days,” the Psalmist wrote, “that we may gain a wise heart.”  Good counsel, to be sure. Yet when a friend or family… https://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/10/numbering-our-days/

Day by Day

Acts 2:44-47 describes how the first members of the church lived: "All who believed were together and had all things in common; they would sell their possessions and goods and distribute to all, as any had need. Day by day, as they spent much time to…
by Julie Thomas, Administrative Assistant, PCA As we enter the season of Pentecost, I have been re-reading the book of Acts.  Acts 2:44-47 describes how the first members of th… https://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/06/day-day/

The Wind of the Spirit

In our work, I get to experience the Wind of the Spirit coaxing the Winds of Change everyday. Every day there is hope and excitement as we get one step closer to a new congregation or engage in a mutually beneficial ministry alliance or when good people …
By Mary Mortenson, Executive Director, Prison Congregations of America Seldom is there a day in eastern South Dakota that the wind does not blow.  It’s this way year round, but… https://www.prisoncongregations.org/blog/2017/06/wind-spirit/