There are no surprises with God. But I got a shock!

Last week, we received two bids for the remodel of the classroom space at the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI). The architects had given me their best estimate for the total remodel cost at $473,000. Because of your generosity, that amount was deposited on June 4th, amid great celebration for achieving our phase I fundraising…

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Prayer is the Key!

We have been given the “key” to the prison! Last week, a small group of prayer warriors joined me on a visit to the Oregon State Correctional Institution. We prayed for the students, the prison staff, and the Corban University professors. And we thanked God for you and your generosity that has carried us this…

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What about the 23 “Lifers”?

I recently received a list of the inmates who have applied to join the first ever bachelor’s degree program offered in Oregon’s prison system. The enthusiasm among the inmates is very high and more than 150 have applied.  On that list are 38 who bear the label “Lifer.” It’s hard for any of us to…

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A Real Honor

Your generosity and support of Paid in Full has given us a real honor. The Department of Corrections “Director’s Award” is given to organizations that help improve our prison system. Paid in Full is the recipient for 2019! I accepted the award on your behalf because without your generosity and prayers, nothing we’ve done this past year…

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