Let’s Finish the Ministry Year Strong!

Let’s Finish the Ministry Year Strong!

Dear Friends, Francisco is a former Crossroads student I met recently. He spent several years in prison and is now released. As we talked, he vividly described to me the anticipation he felt every day during mail call when prison guards delivered the mail to...
Why Do You Write Letters to Prisoners?

Why Do You Write Letters to Prisoners?

Every day, at dining room tables, couches and porches all over the country, men and women are slowing down. They are taking a break from the hustle and bustle of their daily lives. They are prayerfully putting pen to paper, writing to people they have never met and...
A Prisoner’s Letter to Jesus

A Prisoner’s Letter to Jesus

Brian, a Crossroads student in Canada, wrote this letter to Jesus. It has been edited for length and clarity. Dear Jesus, I always knew You existed. I’m a sixty-one-year-old man doing life fifteen. I’m twenty-one years in. I wish, in my younger days, when mom asked me...