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June 24, 2017

Prison Ministries Seminar Video – Part 1 of 4

The Lord has given us a training program that has been so effective that we have grown from having approximately prison ministries programs in six institutions in 1989 to ministering in over eighty-four institutions today, Praise the Lord, with around several hundred workers ministering to several thousand inmates and their families each week in Florida. […]

June 24, 2017

Prison Ministry Testimony 17062401

Prison Ministry Testimony 17062401

In the loving name of Jesus Christ; our precious Lord and Savior, I praise God today for a stable, quiet, and peaceful mind. For as long as I can remember, I suffered from racing thoughts and as a result, people often didn’t know which one of me they’d be talking to at any given moment. […]

May 26, 2017

SCDC Volunteer Application

South Carolina Department of Corrections Volunteer Application Below is the application to be used for volunteering at the South Carolina Department of Corrections. If you have any questions, please contact the Prison Ministries leader at Columbia First by emailing us at info@columbiafirst.org or calling (803) 791-1135. South Carolina DOC Volunteer Application  

February 18, 2017

Your help with Prison Ministry is Needed! True Story.

Your help with Prison Ministry is Needed! True Story.

A BRIEF HISTORY 2003-2007: Utter depression, hopelessness, loneliness, little-to-no contact with the outside world. Emptiness. Thoughts of suicide. Anger towards God and doubts that He even existed, to a final low period of darkness as never before experienced … alone. Gave up all desire to live. At that time met another inmate who told me […]

January 31, 2017

Prison Ministry Testimony 17013101

Prison Ministry Testimony 17013101

I am currently a 43 year old African American male residing in Richland County SC. I am the father of three handsome sons ranging from 24 years of age to 11 years of age. On February 29, 2008 I was convicted of two misdemeanors and one felony charge. For the charges I received a sentence […]

December 24, 2016

Revival for Mission Christmas Special