Corbin Students Being Used … NOW!

Dear Supporters and Friends of PiFO, I have some truly awesome news to share about our students in the Corban extension at the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI). I was informed by a DOC staff person last week that OSCI is working hard to ensure that as soon as possible in-person classes will resume at…

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The dark places…do not be overcome by evil

  Dear Faithful Supporters of PiFO, In prison there are very dark places where evil is the ruler of the days, weeks and years. We, on the outside, don’t have a clue as to what really goes on in those dark places. Even good-intentioned people who come and visit and run programs from the outside, don’t know. They…

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Victor or Victim?

Dear Faithful Supporters of PiFO, As we have all traveled through this crazy uncertainty of 2020, one theme has been consistently on my mind—are we victors or are we victims? “Victor” is defined in the Oxford dictionary as a “person who defeats an enemy or opponent in a battle…” A “victim” is a “person who…

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Transforming Lives for Eternity

Transforming adults in custody into spiritual and moral leaders Dear Faithful Supporters of PiFO, Have you ever taken the time to consider the meaning of the above statement? This is the mission statement of Paid in Full Oregon (PiFO). But what does it really mean? In one simple phrase these words form the promise God…

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