Alabama Crusade Day Four

October 12, 2015

Day Four was spent between two different facilities:  Bibb County Correctional Facility in Brent, AL and FPC Montgomery which is actually located on the Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL. To get to Bibb County in time for a 7:00 start time we had to be on the road by 5:00 am.  This is always a struggle but this is a solid group of missionary athletes on this trip that…

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Alabama Crusade Day Three

October 12, 2015

Day three was spent at Bullock County Correctional Facility in Union Springs, AL.  During the third day of any prison trip muscles are sore, sleep isn’t as good, and nerves are shot.  Our nerves were definitely tested as we played and struggled with a couple bad calls from the inmate umpires.  This is always frustrating as you can’t exactly go all Lou Piniella on an umpire while in prison… Sometimes the games,…

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Alabama Crusade Day Two

October 12, 2015

Day 2 was spent at Ventress Correctional Facility in Bessemer, AL.  The initial atmosphere was very stern.  The correctional officer who led us around was very serious and made sure that we understood our boundaries while within the prison.  Their jobs are very important and he made sure that we understood that we had to stay within the the confines of the softball field only and not wander about the…

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Alabama Crusade Day One

October 8, 2015

We had a great first day of the Crusade at Donaldson Correctional Facility!  We had a mandatory training class at the prison yesterday morning. Since we were able to get done with the training early,  we were able to get an unexpected game in the first half of the day. We won the game and handed out 240 Gospels in the process. One of the inmates I talked to was…

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Alabama Crusade Starts Today!

October 6, 2015

Today I am leaving for a 5 day trip to Alabama to minister and play in 8 different prisons in 5 days with the Saints Prison Ministry.  I would very much appreciate the prayer support for myself and the 14 other men who will be on the trip. Here are a few very specific prayer requests for our team: Traveling Mercies–  Guys are coming from every which way to be on this…

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