Books for Prison Ministry

Christmas Then and Now

by Gram Seed

This 12 page A6 booklet is designed for outreach at Christmas, especially to the homeless and those struggling with an addiction. Gram Seed explains how God preserved his life when on a life support machine and how he encountered Jesus.

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Justice and Mercy

by John Phillips

This 12 page A6 booklet explains the message of Easter: Jesus’ crucifixion was an act of justice to satisfy God’s wrath on account of our sin. That God should send Jesus to take the punishment that we deserve was an amazing act of mercy.

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New Life - 2020 Edition

by John Phillips

This 28 page A6 booklet explains the New Life that Jesus offers, which brings us into a relationship with God. It is written especially for those who are living with guilt and shame and find it difficult to believe that God loves them despite their past.

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Time with God

by Barbara J Parsons, John Phillips

Life can be tough for Christians who are serious about living a godly life in obedience to the Bible’s teaching. Living as a committed follower of Jesus can be especially tough for those serving a prison sentence.

Time With God has been written specifically for Christians in prison. It uses the Bible to provide hope and encouragement to help believers to be sustained, and to grow, in their faith. It will also be helpful to those exploring what it means to be a follower of Jesus: they will find answers to many of their questions.

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Making Sense of Forgiveness

by John Phillips

New 2nd Edition

The book explains what it really means to forgive and includes many stories of how victims of serious crimes have been able to forgive. It also suggests how we should seek forgiveness ourselves when we have hurt others.

And most importantly, through reference to the Bible, it explains how our greatest need can be met – our need of God’s forgiveness.

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Truth Unlocked

by Paul Adams, John Phillips

Truth Unlocked consists of 16 Bible studies which have been written primarily for Christians; for those who are believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and have chosen to live according to what the Bible teaches.

It will be of most benefit to new Christians to help them understand the essential truths revealed by God in the Bible.

We cannot live godly lives unless we understand Biblical truth and apply it as the foundation for our lives.

  • Ideal for both new and experienced Christians
  • Suitable for individual or group study
  • A brilliant tool to learn discipleship
  • A superb resource for church leaders
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Inner Struggles

by John Phillips

Life is a mixture of happiness and pain; of laughter and tears; of celebration and grief; of soaring and crawling.

For some, life brings more joy than sorrow; for others, life is hard with only rare moments of real joy. For us all, there are times when we struggle.

This little book uses verses from the Bible as a means of offering hope and comfort to those who recognise their need of God's help in their struggles.

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Prayers From Inside

by John Phillips

Prayers from Inside is a collection of short prayers in plain language for men and women in prison.

The prayers are supplemented by relevant Scripture passages and by an explanation of what it means to be a Christian.

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by Paul Adams

CrossCheck is an easy way to explore how anyone can find real friendship with God in 6 helpful steps.

Features of CrossCheck:

  • It's clear and straightforward
  • It takes you through the Christian message step-by-step
  • It explains how anyone can come to know God through Jesus

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