As the end of the term draws closer (Dixon 07/13, Sheridan fatherhood 07/15 and Sheridan discipleship 07/22) I want to thank you for your continued prayer support.

To Him be the glory
Scott Kalas
Soldiers of Christ Prison Ministries

The Gospel in the Cross and Suffering

Dixon Correctional Center

Bruce - Good morning Father God the Lord. Happiness dwells fully inside of me because I seek You Lord. And I will continue to pray for all of my brothers here in Dixon C. C. for inner peace and comfort as they do your will and be patiently waiting for you, Lord. Cause we know You and our faith grow each and every day. Because we know You and your will, will be done. And there we shall be able to move forward and walk out of this place into our loved ones - Amen. Because you are always first.

Ignacio - Please pray for me, for my spiritual faith based journey to Christ. Please pray for Kathleen, my daughter, health, happiness, and safety. Please pray for the Lord to watch over my family and friends. Please pray for any appointed lawyer to do their best in my case. Please pray for my fellow inmates, may we all find God.

Douglas - Pray for my whole entire family that they will come back to me and pray that Scott's son stays focused on what he's supposed to be doing out there to make what it's supposed to be met.

Rod - Pray for a renewed vibrancy in my walk with God. Pray, I strive to know Him throughout the day. There are voids in my day where I don't have God in the forefront of my mind. Joyful - worship? Long way to go in this. Praise God draws me to Himself.

Sheridan Correctional Center Afternoon

Shannon - Praying that God leads me to a church home that's true to the Scriptures God keep me in His hand. My wife is not in a personal relationship with Christ. I'm asking that you agree with me in prayer that she has a personal relationship with Christ. That the Word would come to my brother, sisters, and children.

Michael - Please pray for the safety and health of my family and loved ones. Thank you.

Sheridan Correctional Center Evening

Mark - I would like to pray for my Grandma Rosie and her back. I would like to pray for my son and his guidance, as well as my niece, dad, and sister, all my friends, family, and enemies.

John - I pray that I remain sober when I get out. I pray that I will be able to do well at the Christian transition Center Home that I am paroling to.

Isaac - Pray for the nation and those in authority. Pray for everyone that was traumatized from the Dallas shootings. Pray for the families that lost family and friends from the shooting. Pray for the police officers that took life in the commission of their jobs. Pray for Hawk that his children to be restored to his life.

John - I am praying to hear from my mother or get a letter. I am praying that I get two months good time. Pray I get money on the books this month. I have congestive heart failure. I am praying that I hear from my three sons.

Joseph - My prayer is for my family to be safe and healthy. I want to pray for my brother, Steve, while he is on the street using drugs. Please, Lord, help his soul give him the strength to overcome his addiction, keep him safe. Touch his heart Father. I also pray for my son he was born with cerebral palsy. Lord help your child, Father gives him motivation and strength and love. Bless his heart, Father continues to protect me and help guide me through this uncomfortable situation I am in and give me hope, joy and love so I can share it with others. Amen. Love you.

Julio - Please send out a special prayer for my nephew Michael. He is lost into a world of destruction into drugs and he tried to take his own life. The devil is trying to take his soul. Please pray that God brings them to the light and away from Satan. That he helps him in every way and touches his heart and let him know that God loves him and Jesus Christ paid for his sins. God bless, Amen!

Christian Living: Renewing Fatherhood

Dixon Correctional Center

No prayer request submitted.

Sheridan Correctional Center

Larry - Greetings friends, thank you all for your prayers, God bless you as well. I would like for you all to continue to pray for me and my family for the best of health and to keep our minds and hearts pure with love. Names; Michelle, Lashawanda, Monika, Nikkta, Savanna and Larry. Thank you.

Joshua - Please pray for me to overcome issues with my mouth. I just snap too easy when the C/Os talk to me like I am a little child.

Donald - Prayer for expungement of disciplinary reports. Meaning not being signed by counselor or investigation. Just pray that they go way through Springfield and my religious diet be approved.

Stephen - Please pray that many of us inmates accept the Lord and do our best to live a Christian life. Pray for our family's safety and that they are blessed. Please pray the Lord blesses my sentence and brings me home to my wife and kids as soon as possible. Thank you and I pray you be blessed as well.

SOCPM Student Alumni


New Life Corrections
Dixon; 11/2014 thru 11/2014
Transferred to Hill 07/06/2016

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 05/2014 thru 07/2014
Admitted to R&CC Stateville 07/01/2016


Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 01/2015 thru 01/2015
Paroled 07/06/2016

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 01/2015 thru 07/2016
Paroled 07/06/2016

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 03/2013 thru 06/2014
Paroled 07/07/2016


New Life Corrections
Dixon; 12/2012
Discharged 07/05/2016

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 05/2014 thru 07/2014
Discharged 07/06/2016

New Life Corrections
Graham; 02/2013
Discharged 07/06/2016

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 09/2013 thru 07/2014
Discharged 07/07/2016

New Life Corrections
Shawnee; 09/2012
Discharged 07/08/2016

Ministry Partners

Sycamore Baptist @ DeKalb County Jail

Jeremiah - For strength to trust that God has my best interest at heart. To help me stay focused on Christ.

Henry - My prayer request is for family and friends and for our brothers in Christ that the Lord give them strength and perseverance. That the Lord keeps guiding us in the right area, I pray that he keeps giving us the spiritual answer to flight and give the evil one a good fight by the power of Jesus Christ. I pray for freedom for lawyers and judges that the Lord would touch their hearts and rain down grace on everyone. Thank you and God bless.

Tyler - Please pray that the Lord will Will me with his wisdom so that I will know how to conduct myself worthy of the calling to which he calls me. Presently I am faced with a few options which are mutually exclusive and I want to know that the way I go is the way the Lord has purposed for me in Christ.

Miguel - Pray for kids, Mari, pray for his roofing business. Esmeralda five years old, brothers want to see my family again,  I will grow more in Jesus.

Max - As I love my brothers in DeKalb County Jail that the Holy Spirit will manifest in signs, wonders, miracles to use the power of the Holy Spirit in the name of Jesus to bind demons, heal the sick, the blind, the deaf, that supernatural powers will manifest in every area of our lives.

Tyree - I just asked to watch over my family while I'm gone. Amen

Carlos - My family, my wife Jessica, my daughter, work, my sisters, mother, health, prosperity, nephews
and the world. Amen

Pierre - Just to get my job back and to be with my kids and my family.

Chris - Please pray for the Lord to give strength and protection to my family and the families of these men here with me in DCJ. Thank you, amen.

Andrew - Please pray for the people of the world who are hurting, who feel unloved, think no one cares for them, pray that they may experience Christ's love. Also, please pray for mercy from the courts and the innocent people from whom I have affected. Amen!

Rick - Please pray that God's will is done in my life. Give thanks for his grace and mercy. Thanks for today's fellowship with Scott and Phil! Please pray that God comes into my children's lives. Please give thanks for God's love, joy and peace! Amen!

Gary - Please pray for strength as I begin my life away. My wife, we'll be living by herself. That there will be family and friends that will help take care of her when I am not there. Children and grandchildren will have peace through this and down the line will forgive me and not forget me. Some grandchildren are saved and save the rest.

Moe - I want to pray that people learn the truth about God.  Amen.

Fili - for my family and my friends.

Michael - I want to pray for my family and friends to always have guidance and love and also have the strength to overcome life's difficulties and be successful and happy.

Gary - Justice, children follow after the Lord.

Todd - Please pray that God will give us direction and lead us on the path that He wants us to take and to be on. Thank you and god bless you.

Allen - I would like to pray that my friend Nikki may overcome her turbulent times and financial woes and is able to keep her children.