Tag Archives: incarcerated youth

Blessed be Your Name

I walked into the day room at the juvenile facility for incarcerated youth. The deputy saw me and made the announcement for Bible study.  A group of guys headed for the classroom, leaving a new guy, Brett, sitting alone on the sofa. … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe in Hell OR Satan

Jake was a 16-year-old in my Bible study at the juvenile hall. He said for weeks that he didn’t believe in hell or Satan, but he was with us on everything else. I told him that when it comes to … Continue reading

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Please – No Bible Study, Just Prayer!

A group of incarcerated teens followed me into the classroom.  None wanted to come for Bible study.  Instead, they were only coming so I could pray for them. Each shared their specific requests: “Pray my grandma will get well. Pray … Continue reading

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Teen With Death Wish Finds Jesus

Jimmy,  a 17 y.o. incarcerated youth, said he was never before interested in God or the Bible.  “Tonight something happened. I was playing basketball and I heard the call for Bible study.  It was strange, but I felt as if … Continue reading

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