|Prison Stories: "I now feel really free for once in my life."When S first came to Alpha, she was angry and highly volatile emotionally, alternating between tears and emotional outbursts, which she struggled to control. Her life is a sad but rather typical story of most women in prison, a story of physical and sexual abuse as a child and as a teenager. Her personal suffering lead to attempts to deaden her pain with drugs and alcohol.|
I had just asked my small group: "Do you have a story to tell of what God has done in your life?" S was one of the first to...
These brief testimonies have been chosen to give readers an insight into how God is at work in the lives of the men and women in prison. |
The stories are told to encourage prayer for them and the many others in prison like them.
Each story is a snap shot of a personal spiritual journey, a journey that is not yet over. Like the character of Pilgrim in John Bunyan's 'Pilgrim's Progress' the journey of each of these men and women is toward the Celestial City.