Get Involved!

We welcome new volunteers to the ministry and are encouraged whenever Christians are seeking God's will about possibly getting involved in prison ministry. As volunteers in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice we take our responsibilities there very seriously, and the environment we minister in is not one to be taken lightly. Therefore we have a screening process for volunteer applicants who are not known to us personally, or are not recommended to us by other PBI counselors.

To become a part of the PBI Ministry Team, or just to check out prison ministry to see if that's where God would have you serve, we will need some information from you. Please click here for the form.

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Other ways to get involved with the ministry include:
  • Conducting weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly Bible studies, Christ centered recovery programs, or Church services at a Unit in your area
  • Contributing material goods such as hygiene supplies for indigent inmates, craft supplies, new Bibles, Christian devotional literature, etc.
  • After tenure with PBI you can be a part of our Bible correspondence or general correspondence with inmates
  • Become a mentor to an inmate being released in your area
  • Contribute financially through one-time gifts, or monthly

However you choose to get involved, I know the Lord will bless you through this area of service to Him. God's Word says that to minister to those in prison, the sick, a stranger, the homeless, is to minister to Him (Matt. 25:31-40). What greater privilege do we have in this life than to serve the one who saved our souls?