TETELESTAI

Two years ago, as I was trying to come up with a name for our nonprofit, I felt that God was suggesting tetelestai. It is the Greek word for “it is finished.” This word occurs in John 19:28 and John 19:30. These are the only two places in the New Testament where it does occur.…

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Budget and Baptism?

You might be asking the question “What do the budget and baptism have to do with each other?” Below you will see the answer. Our Year 1 budget included the costs of the construction remodel, architect fees, computers for all the students, furniture and necessary supplies. This amount was close to $800,000 of which $700,000…

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Tom and Burl on Eric Metaxas today

Dear Friends and Supporters of PIFO, Tom and Burl will be on the Eric Metaxas show today. Listen to them talk about the amazing work God is doing in the Oregon prison system and around the country in 17 other states! Here is the link: www.MetaxasTalk.com Grateful for your support.

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Meet Professor Jim Hills

Our students at the Corban extension in the Oregon Correctional Institution are well into their Winter semester taking courses in General Psychology, College Writing I, Contemporary Math and Survey of Biblical Literature. Professor Hills will be teaching College Writing I. He was born in Ithaca, New York, but has lived most of his life on…

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