July 27, 2012

Soldiers of Christ Prison Ministries Prayer Requests - July 26, 2012


Soldiers of Christ Prison Ministries

Partner Prayer Request July 26, 2011


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A Headline Prayer of Praise; SOCPM was blessed with an anonymous gift recently was of a significant amount. Do not know if the giver is a recipient of the SOCPM Prayer Request but a bottom of the heart Thank you!


Michelle and I both re ever so thankful for all of you.  

The writer of Psalm 136:1 expresses praise and thanks to our loving God with the words "Give thanks to the Lord for his steadfast love endures forever." 


Paul writes to Timothy in 1 Timothy 1:12 "I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service."


I personally echo the words of Psalm 136:1 in thanks for his provision of love and support through you and raise a prayer of thanks for going me strength and that I remain faithful in my service of stewarding the ministry he has called me to serve him.


To Him be the glory.






For the aforementioned gift!


Renewing Fatherhood & Discipleship 101 classes are underway at Dixon Correctional Center.


Recognized a group of men at East Moline Correctional Center on July 3 and another thirty men at Danville Correctional Center on July 10 for completing New Life Correction's Transforming Incarcerated Dads seminar. 


God's provision allowing me to be a volunteer for New Life Corrections  in the teaching of the Transforming Incarcerated Dads class.


For Holy Spirit's blessing  of illumination in giving me the insight to complete a theology paper.


A partnership with Metanoia Ministries to provide students a third option of Bible study correspondent courses. 





Stewardship of God's provisions


Guidance from the Holy Spirit in  choosing  a curriculum that would not be cost prohibitive in the areas of; how to interpretation/study the Bible, have a confident and fruitful prayer life , how to share your Christian faith and a sanctifying daily devotional. 


Discernment in deciding whether to change the current curriculum of Discipleship  101 with the above curriculum or developing a third class Factors we will be discerning  class scheduling , who to make the class available to.


Sheridan continues to have major changes with the recent and unexpected resignation of their warden who is a servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Pray that the person that is chosen to replace him will be also be a servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.


Words of hope, encouragement and love in the discipleship of Paul an inmate at Kendall County Jail.


A peaceful transition and connecting with fellow believers for John who was discipled in Kendall County Jail but has not been transferred to Menard Correctional Center.  


Safe travels and a successful seminar in a volunteer capacity with New Life Corrections' instruction of 'Transforming Incarcerated Dads' to a class of men at Logan Correctional Center August 6 & 7.


The appointment of a permanent chaplain at Dixon Correctional Center who is a servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.


Despite the gracious gift, please pray for God's provisions in additional monthly giving to allow continued serving in current capacity, the purchase of future curriculums and the paying myself a small salary to supplement Michelle's and my household expense. 


 Significant progress has been made towards the completion of the home page for SOCPM's  new website and appeal pack. Pray for completion by September 1st .   



Soldiers of Christ Prison Ministries
P. O. Box 671
Cortland, Illinois 60112



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