Alphabetical Quicklinks: B - C - D - E - F - G - I - K - L - M - N - P - R - S - Y
Billy Graham Center (at Wheaton College)
Billy Graham Center provides on-line materials and training through their Institute for Prison Ministries. The prime motivation for all the programs of the Billy Graham Center is the unfinished task of world evangelization. The goal of the Center places high priority on spreading the gospel to the world's unreached billions. Resources and institutes promote strategic research, and conferences and seminars on cutting-edge issues in evangelism and mission are held each year.
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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) provides support assistance. BGEA exists to support the evangelistic ministry and calling of Billy Graham to take the message of Christ to all, by every prudent means available.
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Campus Crusade for Christ
Campus Crusade for Christ provides training instructors and conference center support. An interdenominational ministry committed to helping take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all nations. It cooperates with millions of Christians from many denominations and organizations around the world to help people to grow in their faith and to share the gospel message.
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Child Evangelism Fellowship
Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) provides a correspondence study between in-prison parents and their children, titled "The Mailbox Club". With workers in over 155 countries around the world CEF has personal, individual ministry with more than 5 million children each year. God has given them a passion to bring children into a right relationship with God, disciple them in His Word and establish them in Bible teaching churches so that they can become mature in their faith. They provide Bible lessons to inmates and they ask them to sign their children for the free children's lessons.
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Christian Prison Ministries
Through an agreement between the State of Texas/Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Alpha USA, CPM is the coordinator of cooperating ministries that have been allowed to operate a faith-based wing at the George Beto Maximum Security Prison located at Tennessee Colony, Texas which is south of Dallas. Bishop Casey Miner, Executive Director and National Alpha Prison/Re-Entry Advisor.
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Community Bible Study
Community Bible Study provides in-prison Bible study programs with trained instructors. This is an interdenominational Bible study for the community. They offer a wide range of courses throughout the United States and welcome people from all backgrounds and levels of Bible knowledge. For over a quarter of a century, Community Bible Study has been helping people-from children to seniors-to grow in their knowledge and love of Jesus Christ.
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Crossroad Bible Institute
Crossroad Bible Institute (CBI) provides an on-going Bible correspondence program and re-entry assistance. CBI disciples prison inmates with the truth of God's Word and the love of God's people, free of charge wherever they are incarcerated. CBI provides an in-depth long term program.
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The DeMoss Group
The DeMoss Group provides OSL campaign media and public relations messaging and coordination. A public relations firm focused on faith-based organizations and enterprises. For the past decade, they have been in the center of religion news, providing communications counsel and public relations support to many of the prominent ministries and religious figures of our time.
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Epiphany Ministry provides small group and one-on-one follow up in juvenile prisons and promotes the involvement of volunteers in on-going juvenile prison ministry. The mission of Epiphany is to show Christ's love to incarcerated juveniles. They offer juveniles an opportunity to change their lives and value systems through a three-day short course in Christianity and an ongoing follow-up process. Epiphany seeks to meet the basic needs of these young people to love and be loved through the message of God's grace, love and forgiveness, and to feel worthwhile to themselves and others. The volunteers of Epiphany come from different church affiliations, life experiences and professions. They share a common love for Jesus, youth and ministry. Knowing they are never alone, they seek to change the world by reaching out to incarcerated youth, one weekend at a time, one reunion at a time, one day at a time.
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Fellowship Riders provides logistical planning of the Break the Cycle motorcycle events and promotes on-going prison ministry to its church based affiliates. At Fellowship Riders you'll find all types of people with all kinds of motorcycles who share a common bond; Jesus Christ as Savior, and the open road.
Fellowship Riders is an organization of Christian motorcycle riders who have come together to share their love of fellowship, fun, and motorcycles through group riding events. We believe in a “lifestyle” vs. “proclamation” style of evangelism. Our service ministry works through the local church. We are involved with small group Bible study, Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree® Program for prisoners’ children and in-prison outreach through Operation Starting Line®. Our mission is to share the love of Christian fellowship, motorcycles and the local church - through safety, excellence and service with a vision to build and equip an army of motorcycle enthusiasts and church affiliated ministries who have been called to the service of the Lord Jesus Christ.
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Free Inside is a ministry dirven by the command of Jesus to go and preach the Gospel and make disciples of all people. It is a ministry dirven by compassion for those in prison, people who are marginalized and often forgotten.
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Located in Fort Mill, SC, Freedom Ministry conducts Bible Correspondence to inmates, after care and transitional program for offenders, mentors, transport for probation/ID's etc..., facilitate life skills and Alpha course in prison facilities that include the Kershaw Correctional Institutional Department of Corrections and Alpha USA. Reverend Keith Blackwell, Executive Director
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Forgiven Ministry conducts a parent / child in-prison camp, titled "One Day with God Camp." Forgiven Ministry conducts “One Day with God” camps to bring children inside the prison walls to spend a day of structured activities with their incarcerated parent. The objective is to help bring reconciliation and restoration of relationships, and to help break the cycle of incarceration that often follows from generation to generation.
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Great Dads provides in-prison training to fathers on effective parenting. Great Dads seeks to fulfill—one dad at a time—God's vision for fathers which is to see the hearts of fathers turn to their children (Malachi 4:6). This is a huge challenge as 35 million children suffer daily from Father Absence, including most of the two million children of incarcerated dads. Great Dads provides to fathers The 6 Basics of Being a Great Dad seminar which gives them practical trainingandmotivates them to turn their heart to their children—and to Jesus Christ.
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International Bible Society
International Bible Society (IBS) provides materials for prisoners and chaplains. The purpose of IBS is to faithfully translate, publish and reach out with God's Word so that people around the world may become disciples of Jesus Christ and members of His Body.
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A Christian, lay-led, ecumenical, volunteer international prison ministry, in which men and women volunteers bring Christ’s love and forgiveness to incarcerated individuals and to their families. Ministry is delivered to prisons through weekend events and continues through weekly/monthly in prison “reunion” meetings.
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Koinonia House National Ministries, Inc.
Kononia House provides a referral link for post-prisoner release support via their Kononia Houses program and linkages with other post release support ministries. Koinonia House is a family-based, post-prison ministry providing a Christian family home for believers upon their release from prison. This fellowship and family setting is coupled with discipleship using biblical principles and mentoring by local church members. Most prison ministries focus on meeting the spiritual needs of inmates while they are incarcerated. Koinonia House focuses on meeting the spiritual and physical needs of Christians when they are released into society.
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Library of Hope
Library of Hope provides a referral source for materials that includes quality Christian literature to assist Chaplains in their Ministry of Discipling Inmates - Deciding to walk a new path and staying on that path day-after-day are two separate things. The Library of Hope assists chaplains in their ministry of encouraging, equipping, discipling inmates in their walk with Christ and provides quality Christian materials as a lifeline to help break the chains of despair, bringing joy and the healing presence of Jesus behind prison walls, impacting lives for eternity.
The Library of Hope is a collection of Christian Literature which includes Bibles, topical studies, testimonies, theology, apologetics, prayer, video’s, CD’s and tapes all designed for discipleship. Libraries are shipped for free daily to Chaplains all over the U.S. If you are a Chaplain in a county, State or Federal correctional facility please feel free to contact us on how you may receive your Library today.
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Maximum Security Ministries and Media
Maximum Security Ministries and Media provides technical assistance in the development of OSL audio and video products. Founded by Evangelist and musician/composer Larry Howard, Maximum Security Ministries and Media seeks to propagate the Gospel through "The Arts" in all its many forms. Maximum Security Ministries and Media works closely with Ministries world wide assisting in audio and video development to advance the Kingdom of God.
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Mission America provides training and networking assistance. A prayerful response of evangelical Christian leaders to a prompting of the Holy Spirit to cooperate and collaborate for united prayer, spiritual awakening, evangelism, reconciliation, and world outreach. Mission America is a coalition of over 360 national Christian leaders who represent 70 denominations, over 200 para-church ministries, and 57 ministry networks.
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Morning Star Ministry
Morning Star Ministry (MSM) provides a referral link into the Native American community. MSM is an indigenous Native American multi-program ministry founded in 1984 by fourth-generation pastor, Dr. Negiel Bigpond. Based in Mounds, OK, their work has incorporated prison outreach since its founding. In 1998, MSM established the Two Rivers Native American Training Center, a combined vision of Dr. Bigpond (Yuchi/Creek) and Dr. Jay Swallow (Chyenne/Sioux). The new training center focuses on indigenous evangelism, Bible study, discipleship, leadership training, church planting, and historical and cross-cultural issues. Bigpond and Swallow have pioneered in ministry to their Native people on hundreds of Reservations and in communities across North America and Mexico. Together, they have over 50 years of combined ministry experience.
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The Navigators provides new believers materials, training, facilities and material development assistance. Seek to reach, discipline, and equip people to know Christ and make Him known through successive generations.
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North American Mission Board (SBC)
North American Mission Board provides materials, networking linkages and training. The North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention exists to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, start New Testament congregations, minister to people in the name of Christ, and to assist churches in the United States and Canada in effectively performing these functions.
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Prison Fellowhip (PF)
Prison Fellowship provides logistical support, training, materials, prison linkages and funding. Is the largest prison outreach and criminal justice reform organization in the world. PF’s programs reach prisoners, ex-prisoners, and their families in all 50 states and in 85 countries.
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Promise Keepers (PK)
Promise Keepers provides conference access, speakers and OSL campaign support. A Christ-centered ministry dedicated to uniting men through vital relationships to become godly influences in their world. Through men’s conferences, ongoing local small groups, educational seminars, and resource material, PK encourages men to live godly lives and to keep seven basic promises of commitment to God, their families, and their fellow man in the context of the local church.
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Ramah International provides a national referral link for post-abortion support. A non-profit ministry whose three fold mission is to 1) Directly assist hurting post-abortive iniduals through communication, resources and local referrals, 2) Raise the level of awareness about the needs of iniduals who have experienced abortion, and 3) Provide post-abortion resources, research and training programs necessary to mobilize and equip"the church"to reach out and help those affected by abortion so that post-abortive iniduals can become involved in helping others who are considering or have experienced abortion.
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Reentry Policy Council Newsletter
Charting the safe and successful return of prisoners to the community. A project of the Justice Center, the Council of State Governments. The Reentry Policy Council newsletter guides policymakers and practitioners on how to improve the likelihood that adults released from prison or jail will avoid crime and become productive, healthy members of families and communities.
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Scripture Union (Associate Collaborator)
Provide materials for prisoners and chaplains such as “The Essential 100 Challenge” – a list of the 100 essential passages from the Bible. Scripture Union’s mission is: 1) to make God’s Good News known in ways that are relevant to children, young people and their families, and 2) to encourage people of all ages to meet God daily through the Bible and prayer. Scripture Union/USA is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA and is part of a worldwide fellowship of Scripture Union ministries in over 130 countries. Each Scripture Union movement is autonomous and indigenously led and staffed. There are currently 3,500,000 people who use Scripture Union Bible reading guides worldwide plus thousands of volunteers and staff.
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Youth Direct Ministries
Youth Direct Ministries (YDM) conducts in-prison events in youth facilities. They bring the Gospel to at risk youth. In particular, the ministry goes into juvenile prisons and detention centers with programs and volunteers who share the Gospel one-on-one. During the summer, YDM has a camp for underprivileged children as a part of it’s prevention program and work with programs like Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree Program to take children who have an incarcerated parent. YDM present Parent Seminars to the parents of youth who are incarcerated using biblical principals. YDM also go into schools with a biblically based program that leads to an evangelistic rally at the end of the week in a given community. The ministry offers resources including parenting articles that are mailed to parents, study guides, a training tape, a comic tract and other juvenile ministry books.
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(918) 231-8847 / (918) 746-0330 fax / Email Jack Cowley