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Pastor Chris’ Message: Rejoicing Angels

Mercy and Grace Ministries hit a milestone last weekend! God did 21 services through us at five different prisons! Whewww, God is moving and His hand is upon us!!! Thank you sooo much for all of your prayers and financial support.  We could not do it without you, so YOU are a part of everything…

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Guest Message: The Book of Life

It was Friday afternoon and we were visiting the men in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Special Housing Unit (SHU). I approached a cell with a young man in it and began to make small talk with him. He was only about 20 years old, and the conversation quickly turned to to the Bible. The Lord…

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Claiming the Yard for Christ

Greetings brother and Sisters, Resurrection Sunday was nothing short of an amazing day. The air crisp with excitement, as joy filled my heart. I walked onto B yard at Avenal State Prison outside of Coalinga, Ca, as the days normal church service was the Easter service on the yard. The men greeted me with excitement…

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Experiencing God

     Chris and I were in the Special Housing Unit at Pelican Bay State prison. We were moving from cell block to cell block. I approached one man who was very excited about the Word. He had a Bible and even had a Greek and Hebrew concordance. I was amazed by how much he…

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Miracles in the midst of ministry suffering

Miracles in the midst of ministry suffering “And if we are children, then we are heirs: heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ–if indeed we suffer with Him, so that we may also be glorified with Him.” Romans 8:17 We were going to Pelican Bay State Prison, which is quite a long trip for us.…

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Pleasing Sacrifices to God

Pleasing sacrifices to God By Pastor Chris 1 John 4:10-12 “This is love: not that we loved God, but He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if…

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Pelican Bay SHU

Psalm 145:3 “Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.” Recently in the SHU (Security Housing Unit) at Pelican Bay State Prison, a man told me that it was his 24th Birthday today. I sang Happy Birthday to him. It was amazing because I had never sung to…

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A Day in the Life of a Pastor to Prisoners

I awake at 4 a.m. to a piercing alarm that jars me from my warm bed. Excited for what the day will bring, I start my day with coffee to get the senses going and move into scripture and prayer for the day’s feeding. I know this day is special and my journey will bring…

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