Category Archives: Testimonies

Community Building In Unexpected Places – An Inspirational Story of How Kairos Affected A Chaplain’s Views On Prison Ministry

After 35 years of chaplaincy in county jails and larger correctional facilities, I wish to state that a recent three day weekend was an exceptional highlight within the framework of all those years. I was blessed beyond all expectations. Since moving to Florida, I had longed to do some kind of jail/prison work again. A… Continue reading »

To Accelerate Prison Reform, Put a Human Face on Mass Incarceration

By The Rev. William Barnwell, former Priest-in-Charge, Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans (reprinted with permission) thelensnola.org/ April 15, 2016 Gradually, it is becoming common knowledge that we incarcerate more people per capita in Louisiana than any other state, for that matter any other nation. One in 86 white men from New Orleans are incarcerated, while… Continue reading »