The growth of the local church is built on the personal spiritual growth of its members. Prison ministry offers unique, vital opportunities for personal spiritual growth because volunteers get personally involved, even immersed, in the gospel basics: witnessing, Bible teaching, counseling, worship, and encouragement. And when church members catch fire for the Lord, it won’t be long before the church grows. This week we look at:
- Prison ministry enhances worship. Many prison volunteers receive a renewed vision for worship while attending church services behind the walls.Prison worship is never characterized by stale routine or manufactured emotion–inmates definitely see themselves as God’s chosen people, not God’s frozen people!