Lighthouse Prison Ministries

Lighthouse Ministries is a Prison Ministry in Oklahoma devoted to helping change the lives of incarcerated men and women through the love and priciples of Jesus Christ. Also reaching out to the children of incarcerated parents, offering summer camp and counseling.

Therapy dog team ministry reaching out to hospitals and libraries in the Oklahoma city metro area.

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Church Behind Bars

An ELCA congregation, the Church of the Damascus Road is the inmates' congregation inside the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City, Iowa and the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility in Fort Dodge, IA. Worship is on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Oklahoma City, OK in pictures and numbers

 Oklahoma City, OK

Weekend of Champions

April 3 –5, 2008

Director:   Tully Blanchard

PA:   Ronda Taylor

 Coordinators: 

 

CCA – Cimarron Correctional…….……………..Jaye Rob Smith

CCA – Davis Correctional…………….…………Jim Calmes

CCA – Diamondback Correctional.……………..Leroy Villanueva

Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center.……………Yvette Patton

Mabel Bassett Correctional……………………..Roberta Edwards

Oklahoma County Detention Center..………….Alan Mann, Nancy Jobe, George Beckner, & Jack Level

Teammates: 

NUNUMBER OF TEAMMATES:                  Male                          Female      

Veterans                                         116                             55

 

 NUMBER OF TEAMMATES:                  Male                          Female     

Freshmen                                          64                             52 

      NUMBER OF TEAMMATES:                  Male                          Female

Platform Guests/Staff/Drivers                   37                             18

 NUMBER OF TEAMMATES:                  Male                  Female

TOTALTEAMMATES                           217                   125

OVERALL PARTICIPANTS:       342

 

PLATFORM GUESTS:

Matt Blagg             Tully Blanchard      Bill Corum                  Tanya Crevier        Keith Davis

Sandi Fatow          Bill Glass                 Brenda Harp              Jenn Harris             Clifton Jansky

John Lance           Wes Lane               McCoy McLemore    Jack Meeks            Robin Meeks

 

Stephanie Miller    Kenny Munds         Jack Murphy             Ron Murray            Chris Plekenpol 

 

 

Sonja Samuel       Don Singleton         Johnny Spinks           Tino Wallenda         Paul Wrenn

  DECISIONS:

Prison                                               Population     Salvation         Other           #Teammates

CCA – Cimarron Correctional                  1040             56                    53                       21

     A & D Units

     B & C Units & Gym

CCA – Davis Correctional                       1000             36                    36                       21

     A & D Units

     B & C Units & Gym

CCA – Diamondback Correctional            2100             759                 117                       61

     G Yard

     Ball field

Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center           120             45                    56                       35

Mabel Bassett Correctional                     1124           43                   112                      54

     C1 & D

     C2 & C3

Oklahoma County Detention Center        2400            268                 390                      95

     7 Floors

TOTALS (20 sites)                               6,660         1,207               764                     342

 


 

 


More news on the subject:

 

1. The winds of change moved through the Oklahoma County Detention Center

(Ministry News/Prison Department News)
The winds of change moved through the Oklahoma County Detention Center and several other prisons in the area. Final results will only become clear when we are in Heaven together.   The obs
Wednesday, 16 April 2008

2. Victory For Christ in Oklahoma
(Bill Glass Radio and TV/Internet Resolution TV)
    Press "Play" to watch "Victory For Christ in Oklahoma" video.  
Monday, 07 April 2008

3. A glorious weekend in Oklahoma!
(Ministry News/Local Team News)
Thank you, OKC Team!   What a glorious weekend serving together!   420 teammate volunteers and 27 national platform guests visited 7,700 inmates and juvenile offenders
Monday, 07 April 2008
 
4. First Team Reception, Oklahoma City, OK
(Ministry News/Prison Department News)
 Thursday, 03 April 2008

  Bill Glass , longtime NFL player turned ministry leader, is challenging Oklahomans to become part of his prison ministry effort set for April 3-5. Glass' Weekend of Champions hopes
Wednesday, 19 March 2008

 

Jim Enloe went home to be with the Lord


  1. To the family of Jim Enloe…I am an employee of Bill Glass Champions for Life. When I first started working at the ministry back in July ‘05, I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Enloe. He was always so bright and cheerful and constantly singing the praises of the Lord. I ordered t-shirts from Jim and helped him get registered for almost every Weekend of Champions event we had for the year. It was a blessing to know him. God Bless You all.

  2. My heart and prayers go out to your family and friends. Jim Enloe was a teammate of Bill Glass Champions for Life Ministry and attended more than 300 of our prison events leading many many others to the choice of Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour. He will be very missed. A champion is one who is described as a “militant advocate or defender”. Jim was truly a Champion.

     

  3. Jim was a special child of God that always had a kind word to say. He praised our Lord all the time. We’ll miss him on Weekends at the prisons and him coming by the office. We know he is really praising the Lord now, face to face.

  4. As Chairman of the Board of Bill Glass Champions For Life I will grieve losing Jim. What a spirit of love and compassion he had. We always knew we
    could count of Jim . He did whatever we requested. He was Godly in every way. We know that Jim a traveled a long road but the end will find him with
    a crown of glory, given to only a few. God Bless Jim and may your family be comforted by knowing how we loved him.

  5. Thinking of you at this time. I know it is Not easy loosing a dad. Remember the good times that were spent together, and let those memories help comfort you, and give you peace.Lean on God for the strength during these difficult days ahead. There is No Pain, Nor hurt that Jesus can not feel, or Heal…All things work together for his perfect will.There is No saddness Nor sorrow that He can’t mend. You’re In My thoughts & Prayers.
    Love, Ronda

 

A glorious weekend in Oklahoma!

Thank you, OKC Team!

 

What a glorious weekend serving together!

 

420 teammate volunteers and 27 national platform guests visited 7,700 inmates and juvenile offenders over the past two days!

Here are the results:

         

1,176

First time decisions

792

Rededications

1,968

Total decisions!!!

 

Also, Keith Davis, former NFL player, www.championsfortoday.org performed at Putnam City High School and Northwest and Classen High School and visited 3,000 students for a powerful character based program. Our youth are under enormous pressures today. We’ll share those results under separate cover.

 

Our Victory Banquet / follow-up meeting invitation will be emailed soon!

Many captives have been set free to start a new life because you gave of yourselves, heart and soul!


Blessings and love,

Ron & Rita Murray, Bill Glass OK State Directors

Wes Lane, Bill Glass OK Weekend of Champions Head Coach