Inmate Challenge

March 19, 2021

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

March 19, 2021

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

March 18, 2021

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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Pray for a Parole Hearing

November 7, 2018

Hi Praying Friends, This week, November 8, two Malachi Dads in Angola Prison, men who were on the original leadership team and organized the first classes, may be released. A parole board hearing will review their cases to make a determination. These men have served time for 25 years, and one was given a life…

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