Did you know that 80% of all prisoners will not attend a religious program such as a chapel service or Bible study… but they will attend a sporting event at which the Gospel is presented?
Since our founding in 1987 we have….
- played over 3,950 games
- visited more than 440 different prisons
- traveled to 34 states and two countries
- seen over 28,000 inmates make professions of faith
- correspond with over 31,000 inmates in more than 450 different prisons in several different countries
- distribute more than 16,000 Gospels of John per year
We also operate…
- The Saints Bible Correspondence School with an enrollment of over 125active students and more than 150 graduates per year
- The Glove Exchange, providing a tangible method of demonstrating God’s love to the inmate population.
In Illinois in 2016 we…
- visted 7 separate prisons
- were in 5 of those prisons for the first time ever
- played in front of 911 prisoners
- had our best season yet, 17-5!
- saw 861 of them stay to hear the Gospel message
- collected 528 response cards from the inmates
- were privileged to witness 160 men make a first-time Profession of faith in Jesus Christ
- distributed 848 Gospels of John
- The national recidivism rate is…
75% for all prisoners
38% for born-again inmates
15% to 18% for discipled believers