Why Prison Ministry?
The obvious answer is the hope of seeing
men/women come to Christ.
But there are other, less obvious reasons (which perhaps are more
Sometimes its exciting and uplifting.
Sharpen/practice your evangelism
skills. (Practice evangelism)
Be obedient to Christ.
Be a witness in your community. (Bill)
Strengthen the church in the
Be encouraged by seeing God
Be encouraged to see what God has
done in some inmates lives. (Harold)
Be about God's work with other
Christians. (Ron, Leonard, Dale)
Sometimes it frustrating.
I'm convinced that in both cases,
God is working on me.
My prison ministry mentor is Ron Kidwell. Ron got me into prison ministry and keeps spurring me on.
I've been on
the following Bill Glass events (as best as I can recall):
- May 2005 - Nobel Correctional DOC
- May 2006 - Nobel Correctional DOC
- July 2006 - Columbus
WOC (Ross & Chilcothe Correctional)
- Aug 2006 - Youngstown
WOC (Lake Erie Correctional)
- Oct 2006 -
Akron DOC (Glen something jail in Akron)
- May 2007 - St. Clairsville DOC
- July 2007 - Cleveland
- Oct 2007 - Mochican
- May 2008 - Nobel Correctional DOC
- July 2008 - Findlay
WOC (Northcentral Correctional)
- Aug 2008 - Cook Co. Jail WOC
- July 2009 - Cleveland WOC
- Aug 2009? - Cook Co. Jail
- May 2010 - Findlay WOC - Marion Correctional (only went one day)
- Oct 2010 - Cleveland DOC - Cuyahoga Juvenile
- May 2011 - Dayton WOC
- Madison Correctional
- June 2011 - Columbus DOC, Scioto Juvenile
- March 2012 - Dayton DOC - Montgomery Co. Jail
- April 2012 - Delaware DOC, Scioto Juvenile
- July 2012 - Columbus WOC - Marion Correctional Institution
- Aug 2012 - Youngstown DOC - Trumbull
- Sep 2012 - Nobel
Correctional, Caldwell, OH