Prison


Alabama News | Apr. 9 2019

US Department of Justice gives Alabama 49 days to fix “broken” and “inhumane” state prisons

By Martha Simmons Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Alabama’s state prison system – considered the nation’s deadliest – is “broken”... [READ MORE]

Breaking News | Apr. 17 2018

Evangelist jailed in Etowah County on 7 charges involving 4 more victims

Evangelist and former youth pastor Acton Bowen was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center on April 17 on seven new felony charges involving... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Dec. 22 2016

Mobile-area transition ministry focuses on rebuilding lives

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist Rocque Waites grew up as a pastor’s kid in South Carolina. He went to college, got a business... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Dec. 1 2016

Samford’s Ministry Training Institute offers certificates to inmates

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist The chains may not have fallen off that night, but the scales sure did, Glen Sandifer said.... [READ MORE]

Ministries | Sep. 15 2016

‘Come see’ opportunities available in prison ministry volunteer roles

By Grace Thornton Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist When James Smoker met Bruce, Bruce was serving out the last part of a 25-year sentence in... [READ MORE]

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