Scripture Reading at Reynosa Drug Rehab Center

I don’t know if there is anything more precious than seeing souls that have been bound by addictions turning their lives over to the Lord! They know their need, and have learned where to go to receive help; the Word of God! We stand amazed at the mercy of the Lord. However, I have learned that if the… Read More »

Blessed with $1,000.00 Worth of Study Bibles!!!

For the Bible Institute in the prisons, we reward a study Bible for the student with the highest score at the end of each cycle of studies. For many years we have rewarded either the Thompson Chain study Bible or the Vida Plena (Full Life Study Bible). These Bibles are not cheap but are well worth the price… Read More »

Reunited with Former Inmate after Five Years!

Yesterday I was blessed to be reunited once again with a former inmate; Mario Alberto Chavez Salinas. He had gained his freedom “five years” ago, and we had lost contact with him. He came back for his first visit to the prison since his release while I was there. He testified and preached for a few moments before… Read More »

Five Men Who Have Excelled

It has been our privilege as well as custom over the years to present a Vida Plena (Full Life Study Bible) to the student who achieves the highest score during a cycle of studies, which normally covers a period of 9 to 11 weeks. This recent period of studies happens to be the longest one throughout the whole… Read More »

Great Conviction in the Reynosa Prison

We had such a wonderful service in the Reynosa prison yesterday. I preached on the “Last Public Ministry Words of Christ” (John 12:35,36) and the Lord’s conviction was so strong in the service. Words can’t express seeing the altar full of men weeping, pouring their hearts out before the Lord. After Jesus spoke these last “public” ministry words… Read More »

A Friend dies a Horrible Death

Words can’t express the way we felt when we received the news today of the murder of Humberto Vega Avalos. He was a happy-go-lucky young man; a friend that always had a smile. He worked at the prison at Santa Adelaida for about nine years and greeted me upon my arrival every time I visited this prison. Vega,… Read More »