Sharing God’s love through drama and storytelling – in prison

Friends of mine are missionaries and their ministry is bringing the love of God into the dark, lonely, pain-riddled places we know as prisons. I have known The Hunters for almost 15 years now, and I support their work directly and indirectly.

My connection with them was a visceral one, originating out of the pain of my marriage and divorce to a troubled man who ended up in prison. I have prayed that he would meet and be ministered to by someone like Nick and Joy.

Two years ago, I became involved in a program that matches pen pals to incarcerated Pen Pals, and have been corresponding with two young me. I will share more about my experiences later, but an email from the Hunters alerted me to Joy’s essay, published in The Globe and Mail, which I would encourage you to read (via this link

Thank you and may God bless you ~ as He is blessing Nick and Joy Hunter


About verawrites

Progress not perfection - that's my goal. Live and learn - that's my motto. I like to share bits of wisdom and glimmers of insight gleaned on my life journey of 50+ years. My hope is to encourage, perhaps inspire, fellow journeyers. Each of us has something to share. Let's be generous, gracious and compassionate with one another. I am blessed to be a blessing... so are you!
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1 Response to Sharing God’s love through drama and storytelling – in prison

  1. hhh4u says:

    Thank you for inspiring me, Vera. I hope to do this one day as well


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