Earlier on Monday Dec 10th, I drove 1.5 hours to minister to some inmates at the maximum security prison in Tecumseh, Nebraska. Some of the men who actually belonged to our church (Eagle’s Nest pictured here) have started their own prison ministry to the other inmates in that they save up their weekly salary of about $2 a week and use that money to buy snacks and toothpaste and other essentials to give to other inmates in the yard. They also pray for the inmates and collect prayer requests and send them to the church we belong to in Omaha. They witness and lead inmates to the Lord, so a few months ago I started writing to one of the leaders and this has led me now to where I go in and minister to the top four leaders to encourage and bless and teach and pray with them.
After being admitted to the waiting area inside of the prison, I felt led to sit next to a couple whose son is from Omaha and is prison there as well. I shared with them what I wrote above and they asked me if I could ask the leaders to reach out to their son. Continue reading