“Hurting People, Hurt People”

by Reginald Watts, Returning Citizen Reginald Watts was just a teenager when he was arrested on charges of first degree armed robbery. But it wasn’t his first run-in with the law, so as a repeat offender, he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.  “There is a lot of darkness in…

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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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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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