Beyond the Bars Blog

The light of Christ reaches even into prison cells this Christmas

Jen became a grandmother at a much younger age than she ever imagined. She felt bitter that a new, unexpected grandbaby would derail her teenage son’s future.  When her grandson, Matt, was born at Christmas and she finally had a chance to hold him, her anger faded away. “I looked at him and it melted my […]


The Revelation of Sin

One day in making my rounds as a prison chaplain, I met a new prisoner. He told me that he had become a perfected Christian that he was without sin and in fact, could no longer sin. He would not accept any discussion on this topic from me (I was imperfect and sinned every day). […]