UNWORTHY SERVANTS

by Christy Hoagland “So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.’” Luke 17:10 We, the Sing for the King Ministry team, is often thanked for serving the Lord.  I understand that you want to thank others for pouring into youContinue reading “UNWORTHY SERVANTS”

SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR

by Christy Hoagland Our team had a pretty incredible week, 4 services in 4 different prisons in a span of 7 days; we are scheduled for 18 prison events/services in the month of October…isn’t God amazing?!?  Here’s week one… On Sunday night as we were getting ready to begin, I was singing a song asContinue reading “SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR”

FROM STRANGERS TO FAMILY

by Christy Hoagland On Friday afternoon I received a phone call asking if we would visit a man’s dying father, his son was worried about his spiritual condition and desperately wanted someone to tell him about Jesus.  He was in a hospital not far from us and it was on our way to our prisonContinue reading “FROM STRANGERS TO FAMILY”

BRAND NEW LIVES

by Christy Hoagland “I’m brand new?!?” was exclaimed over and over by a young man that had just prayed to receive Christ.  Tears were rolling down his cheeks as three other offenders who had just prayed that same prayer embraced him.  Four lives changed forever by the Gospel of Jesus.  Let me give some backstoryContinue reading “BRAND NEW LIVES”

SWEAT AND GOOSEBUMPS

by Christy Hoagland Sweat and goosebumps…how is that even possible? God! That’s how! Last week, the Sing for the King team had the privilege of participating in a baptism service at Algoa Correctional Center along with many other ministries. We have attended before and have always been abundantly blessed but this night was like noneContinue reading “SWEAT AND GOOSEBUMPS”

NO RECORD OF WRONGS

by Christy Hoagland 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 “4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, alwaysContinue reading “NO RECORD OF WRONGS”

FAMILIES AND FELONS

By Christy Hoagland We take prayer requests in our prison services and one of the greatest desires of the incarcerated is reconciliation with their families.  They long to be restored to the ones they love, they ones they belong to.   And they need that connection with the outside world, they yearn for their forgiveness,Continue reading “FAMILIES AND FELONS”