Something is happening in prisons across Alabama, and it’s catching the attention of pastors and politicians around the country. Prison ministry in Alabama is being transformed, and the result is a notable shift in prison culture. The concept of planting church campuses inside prisons, jails, and juvenile facilities has proven to not only connect inmates to Jesus, but also to the Body of Christ.
Traditionally, correctional ministry has been lead by volunteers who preach and teach and rotate in and out once a month. People with a heart for this ministry may have some support form their local church, but historically, churches have not devoted full time staff, funding, and training to their prison volunteers. As a