Lectionary: Epiphany 2A

“I have sinned so deeply, and been overwhelmed with despair and grief. I am in prison, and often feel lonely, abandoned, and discarded. This is a deep pit, from which God has indeed lifted me. I have been transformed from the inside out, and put in places to minister and do kingdom work. As a musician it is no metaphor to say God has indeed put a new song in my mouth.”…

New Testament

Prison Lectionary launched in November 2015 and we are slowly building an archive of biblical interpretation in prison. We do not yet offer materials on every book of the New Testament but as more work is published it will become…

Lectionary: Epiphany 4B

Sometimes I think that perhaps life is simply safer and easier in prison than out. Life in here can be difficult, painful, and violent, but there is a clarity and honesty to it. The outside world, one I’ve only seen on TV and in glossy magazines for 20 years now, seems to be consumed with acrimony and judgment. Rather than bringing us closer together, new technology is just documenting how we are splitting ourselves into tribes, and casting our anger at others. We are a world in need of a savior.