The Three "Criminals" - Manipulation or True Repentance?

a reflection by David Deacon-Joyner, Living Stones board member

One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: "Aren't you the Christ? Save yourself and us!" But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don't you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence? We are punished justly, for we are getting what we deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong." Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom." Jesus answered him, "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise." - Luke 23:39-43 (NIV)

Funds raised for transition ministry

Thank you to all who participated in our first fundraiser with their donations and purchase of auction items.  A special thank you to Robby for sharing how the Living Stones ministry has helped his transition back into society and to David Deacon-Joyner for his jazzy music.  More than $5,600 was raised for the Living Stones ministry, including our transition program.  Again, thank you for your suppor

There is a Light, a poem by inmate Daniel

There is a Light
There is a light deep inside of me, and when it shines
            It shines for all to see.
There is a light that is growing deep within my very soul,
And to love Jesus with that light, is my very goal.
There is a light that shines ever bright, deep within my mind,
And it is truly the light of Jesus whose Love is always so kind.

"Our Father's Day" - Sunday, June 21, 2 to 4 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz music with pianist David Deacon-Joyner and participate in a silent auction and raffle at our first annual fundraising event.  Presenters will share how we serve the incarcerated, the importance of transition and how to help.  Proceeds will benefit the Living Stones Prison Ministry Transition Program.  Events this good happen only once a year!  Se

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