I was ready to commit suicide in prison

On our new website we have video testimonies from two of our students. One is about Brad, who committed murder and was not held accountable until years later. His testimony is powerful and is filled with hope for the future. The other video is about Morgan, who seriously contemplated suicide in prison. The night he…

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A Mask & A Gun

When Terry was a teenager, his dad came home one day, handed him a mask and a gun and said “Follow me, son.” Terry’s dad was a member of a gang. Terry followed his dad and began to rob banks in a Southwestern state. His dad was so proud of his son. He would even tell his…

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Spring semester completed in spite of COVID!

I mentioned a while back that the Oregon DOC was allowing a Corban staff person to bring in education packets on a weekly basis. The packets contained homework assignments for our students. When the education packets were dropped off, the staff person also picked up homework assignments from the previous week. This went on for…

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New Website, Ricky Who?

During this COVID-19 break, I have had an opportunity to get some things done that were being neglected. For example, spending more time in scripture and prayer, intensive gardening, long walks and catching up with old friends. But the one thing that really needed attention was the revamping of our website. So while I was…

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