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Prison stories: A young Iraq war veteran's story
Prison stories: A young Iraq war veteran's story
S was a 19-year old when we met him at Alpha in prison. He served 9 months in Iraq, his story is sad and deeply moving. He told me: "I struggle to sleep, because I have vivid flashbacks of my time in Iraq. I am plagued by pictures of the bloodshed I saw in Iraq among civilians, US servicemen and especially of some of my friends who were killed and maimed in front of me."

I was moved and troubled by this deeply wounded young man's story The next week he was transferred to another prison, I
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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."