• The Marching Band Refused to Yield!-  Robinson CC Follow Up and 2017 Review
  • Last Saints Visit of 2017!
  • Danville Follow Up!
  • Double Play!  Centralia Follow Up and Danville Preview!
  • 2017 Kentucky Crusade-  Day 3

2017 Louisiana Crusade Day 4

Day four of the trip was the busiest day.  We saw three different groups of men and had the opportunity to share the Gospel with each of them. The first group we visited with was Camp J which was also called a Trustees Camp.  the men there have years of good behavior and the security isn’t as high as other parts of the prison.  The men there did an excellent…

Read More >>

2017 Louisiana Crusade Day 3

Until I go home to meet Jesus, I will never fully understand the sacrifice that He made for me.  We had the opportunity to visit the prison museum and gift shop.  Inside the museum is the Electric Chair, nicknamed Gruesome Gertie, that was used for several executions over the years.  I stood and looked at it for a couple of minutes pondering the reality of what it was used for….

Read More >>

2017 Louisiana Crusade Day 2

Yesterday we started our day by making our only non-Angola visit to Dixon Correctional Institution.  We played a very competitive softball team and split two games.  During our ministry time, Tim Travis shared his testimony with the men in the yard while Dave “Cogs” Cogliano shared the Gospel with the men there.  During the ministry time I had an opportunity to talk with a guy who knew the Lord but…

Read More >>

2017 Louisiana Crusade Day 1

Yesterday’s journeys took us through Peoria, Dallas, Baton Rouge, a Best Western in St. Francisville, and finally concluded at the front gates of Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana.  The last time we were in Angola, we were there for a brief visit on a rainy Sunday morning.  Yesterday we got the opportunity to play two softball games and visit with 40 guys. On the softball side of things we…

Read More >>

Less than Three Weeks Until the Angola Adventure Crusade!

In just a little over two weeks 14 Missionary Athletes from the Saints Prison Ministry and I will be departing from Georgia, Mississippi, and Illinois to travel to Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana.  This is the largest maximum security prison in the United States and houses around 6,300 inmates.  71% of these men are doing life sentences.  Over my five years of traveling to prison, I have had several…

Read More >>

2017 Season Schedule!

We are blessed with another FULL schedule in 2017!  Here is where we are going:   May 13-  Pontiac CC June 10-  Vandalia CC July 8-  Pittsfield Work Camp and Jacksonville CC August 5-  Illinois River CC August 26-  Centralia CC September 23-  Danville CC

Read More >>

2017 Support Letter

Dear Friends and Family, The 2017 winter is in full swing.  Despite the cold, I am looking forward to summer days of playing ball and sharing the Gospel with the incarcerated men behind bars with the Saints Prison Ministry!  Entering their 30th year of ministry, the Saints Prison Ministry (www.saintsprisonministry.org) is a ministry that uses athletics to present the Gospel to the men and women behind bars. Last year was…

Read More >>

2016 Wraps up in Pontiac TOMORROW!

2016 has been a remarkable year to be part of the Saints Prison Ministry!  Pontiac Correctional Center will be the SEVENTH prison our team from Central Illinois has been to this year.  We are excited to end our season at such a historic prison in Illinois! Here are some things you can pray about for this trip: We will be sharing the Gospel twice tomorrow!  Please pray that hearts will be…

Read More >>