Incarceration and Easter

By Dr. Romney Ruder, President of Lifeline Global Easter has always been my favorite time of year. The 40 days leading up to Easter offer time to praise and worship the Lord, to reflect on His ministry, to dig deeper into Scripture, and grow our relationship of prayer. Yet, Lent is also meant to be…

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Inmate Challenge

By Jennifer Smith What do you do when an inmate challenges you to come and serve God at a prison? You pray for God’s direction and then you come, and bring others with you to serve! This is exactly what Whitney Alexander, the Associate Pastor of Missions, and a group of men from First Presbyterian…

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A Great Way To Restart

By Jeff Steele John Reed and I were excited when we were finally allowed to restart our ministry at North Jail after a ten-month absence because of the pandemic. We were given permission to restart Malachi Dads and our TUMI (The Urban Ministry Institute).   Because TUMI is a theology course, all the guys had to…

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Sing A New Song

By Dee Peterson There is a song by a Christian music artist that really resonates with me.  Here is one portion of it:  “We will sing a new songLet ‘hallelujahs flow like a riverWe’re coming back to lifeReaching towards the lightYour love is like spring-time” Two of my favorite words from Scripture are restore and…

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