Lesson One
Biblically-based Correctional Ministries
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Two
Leadership and Spiritual Gifts
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Three
Strengths
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Four
The American Criminal Justice System
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Five
Juvenile Justice
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Six
Biblical View of Justice
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Seven
History of Corrections in America
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Eight
Understanding Corrections
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Nine
Corrections Sensitive
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Ten
Restorative Justice
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Eleven
The Role of the Church
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Twelve
Lesson Thirteen
Lesson Fourteen
Lesson Fifteen
Evidence-based Practices
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Sixteen
Christian Formation
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Seventeen
Christian Ministry – Part 1
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Eighteen
Christian Ministry – Part 2
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Nineteen
Christian Ministry – Part 3
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Twenty
Chaplains and Quality Program
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Twenty-One
Ministry with Staff and Victims
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Twenty-Two
Issues and Barriers to Reentry
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Twenty-Three
Reentry Ministry
4 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Twenty-Four
Issues in Corrections and Ministry
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Course Wrap-Up
Course Completion
1 Activity | 1 Assessment

Overview and Objectives

Lesson Overview

There are many volunteers, chaplains and reentry workers serving in correctional ministry from all walks of life and faiths. In this course, we will focus on what it means to be a Christian called to serve in correctional ministry and what biblically-based ministry looks like. This lecture provides an introduction to the corrections ministry mission field, the people impacted and the biblical foundation for providing Christian ministry.

Lesson Objectives

When you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:

  • Define Christian Correctional Ministry.
  • List correctional ministry areas/careers.
  • Explain the biblical foundation for correctional ministry.
Personal Reflection

As you proceed through this lesson have the following question in mind.
A person in your church states, “Do the crime, do the time.” How would you respond?

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