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Prison Stories: "Bored - so he came to Alpha"
Prison Stories: "Bored - so he came to Alpha"
Ed, like so many other prisoners, found the tedium of prison life boring beyond endurance. So, he signed up for as many programs as possible. Every one was full, as last resort he put his name down for Alpha.

At the first session we went around the group asking each person why they had signed up and what they hoped to get out of the the course.

When Ed's turn came to speak, he said: "I don't have any expectations, I only signed up to relieve the boredom of being in this place. What's more I k
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Prison stories

Prison stories
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.


Prison stories: A young Iraq war veteran's story
Prison stories: A young Iraq war veteran's story - Can I really be forgiven?
How effective is prison ministry? - I am quite often asked "How effective is what you do in the lives of those who come to your programs?"
Prison Stories: "Bored - so he came to Alpha"
Prison Stories: "Bored - so he came to Alpha" - "I have spent so much of my life in an alcohol induced fog that my mind was never clear enough to think about things that really matter
Prison stories:"It was my corner".
Prison stories:"It was my corner". - Prison Stories: "It was my corner".
 Prison Stories: A story of mercy and forgiveness
Prison Stories: A story of mercy and forgiveness - "I was obsessed with getting even."
Prison Stories: "I now feel really free for once in my life."
Prison Stories: "I now feel really free for once in my life." - "I don't feel the urge to act out and hurt others; Jesus is giving me self-control."