The Word Among Us

Lent 2012 Issue

A New Friend and a New Church

God sent just the right person to me . . .in prison

By: Michael J

A New Friend and a New Church: God sent just the right person to me . . .in prison by Michael J

It was hard, walking through those prison gates for the first time, knowing that I was just starting a twentyfive-year sentence. What would my life be like there? I didn’t know, and I felt anxious. But I had given my life to Christ, so I was trusting him to be with me behind bars. What I wanted most was a friend in Christ.

Tired from the long bus ride to the prison, I found a chair in the intake area, where incoming prisoners wait to get fingerprinted, photographed,...


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