A Change Of Heart

Dear PiFO Supporter, In my last email, I referenced the beginning of our Spring Semester at the Corban extension in OSCI. Included was this photo of our students in class. The email had an immediate impact on one of our supporters. Here is his response to me: Tom:Thank you for showing me the real-life drama occurring…

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What Does 3 X 3 Mean?

Good news…the Spring Semester for the Corban extension at the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI) begins on January 12, 2022. Great news…but first, what does “3 X 3” mean? It means for the first time in the short history of Paid in Full Oregon, our Corban extension in OSCI will have three separate cohorts being taught…

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The Oregon Story

Hello PiFO Supporter, Over the last few months, I have had the privilege to travel to Boston, MA, Frankfort, KY, and Lincoln, NE to help in fulfilling the mission of an organization I’m involved in, Prison Seminaries Foundation (PSF).  PSF was founded and is led by Burl Cain, who is the retired warden of the…

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Meet Professor Scott

Hello PiFO Supporter, Periodically, I highlight a Corban professor who is teaching a class at the Coban extension in the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI). This month I want to introduce you to Professor John B. Scott. Professor John Scott graduated from Multnomah University with a Bachelor of Science in Biblical Education. He graduated from…

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