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Category: Juvenile Justice

Old Memories Surface

12/19/2018 in Category Juvenile Justice

Conrad Hilario is a pastor of a large congregation in Columbus, Ohio.

Last month, my wife was organizing a room filled with junk in our house. Often these attempts to declutter just spread... More

“I’m Gonna Be Coming Back”

2/27/2019 in Category Juvenile Justice

by Satara Hairston,
JJM Chaplain
 

Often after clocking out of work I have the mindset “I’m off work and done for the day.” However, when you work in ministry there is really no such thing... More

“I Have Never Been Able to Live a Normal Life”

2/19/2019 in Category Juvenile Justice

            Have you ever thought about how your story with Christ began? We’re often blessed to see these stories begin with the teens we serve. Sometimes it’s a conversation with a staff or... More

“Christians are the Only People who go through Bad Things and Can Still be Happy.”

10/27/2017 in Category Juvenile Justice

 “Sierra’s” father is absent and her mother is addicted to drugs. She’s been in and out of placements since she was 12 years old, and ran away from her most recent one. That’s how she ended... More

“All I Want to Do Is Hug My Mother Again”

6/21/2017 in Category Juvenile Justice

Jordan came to the detention facility not long ago on extremely serious charges.  On his second day Jordan attended a Bible Study I lead for the youth on his pod.  He barely participated... More

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