Skip to content
News Around the World
Published on 20 September, 2001

Story number 2 for 20 Sep 2001

(USA)–Meanwhile, the terror attacks in New York and Washington are having a profound impact on the prison population of the United States. That’s the word from Crossroad Bible Institute’s David Schuringa. “We’ve been seeing a tremendous outbreak of the spirit in the prisons, but my guess it’s going to be even more so because this attack on our country is certainly bringing people to their knees where they need to be. Even behind bars. Everybody’s aware of this.” “Operation Starting Line”, an effort to share the Gospel in every prison in the U-S, is a partnership that includes Prison Fellowship and Crossroad. Schuringa says they’re providing correspondence classes to those who come to Christ. “We’ve been working with Prison Fellowship for a number of years (and) they’ve been referring students to us to disciple. We’re seeing a tremendous revival in the prisons. And, I suspect even more so in future campaigns after the September 11 event.” Currently, nearly 10-thousand inmates are enrolled in their program.

Leave a Reply

Today's Audio:


Phone: 800-668-2450
Fax: 616-530-1302
Web site

Crossroad Bible InstitutePO Box 900
Grand Rapids, MI

Related News

Featured Mission Trip

Hope for India - 11/29/2014

Location: India
Magnificent historical sites attract millions of tourists and students from across India and the world to India's Rajasthan state. But the beautiful architecture can't cure the brokenness they carry with them--a cure that is only found in Jesus. Partnering with national India Campus Crusade for Christ® staff members and local churches, you will have the...
Find Out More About This Trip JFPWord_logo copy
  • Mobile Ad 1

  • Mobile Ad 2

    Free book
  • Mobile Ad 3

  • 30DaysPrayerGuide2015-166x247
  • Free book