No class cancellations!! Actually, I had a cancellation of a planned cancellation of classes. My wife Michelle was to have doctor's appointment in Chicago on Friday, but the doctor's appointment was canceled. So, I uncancelled Friday's classes at Sheridan.

To Him be the glory!

Scott Kalas
Soldiers of Christ Prison Ministries

Discipleship: The Assurance of Salvation

Dixon Correctional Center

Juan - Can you please pray for me that God can give me the strength to overcome Satan's temptations. I'm still struggling with the sexual desires. Pray for the brothers and sisters in Christ that they continue to do the will of God.

Tyrone - Father God I want to pray today 2/1/17 for and asking to restore breaking relationships. Keep my girlfriend Andrea safe and healthy input forgiveness in her heart for every discomfort that I made her feel since we have been together. Watch over my kids Tyrone Jr, and Ty'mire teaches them and help them know right from wrong and but still let them know they're loved why me deeply. Teach them to obey to their mother. Now for me Lord I need you to keep watch over me, keep me away from evil spirited people. Help me keep growing in Your word, strengthen my mind always. Clean my heart and help me learn from my mistakes. Love you, Lord. Prayers go up blessings come down.

George W. - Pray for Anna in her nagging stomach pains. She needs to give up smoking and alcohol. Kelvin and Destiny (brother and sister) addiction to drugs and alcohol. Terrell and his being disrespectful to his adoptive mother. Pray for love, peace, understanding and to be obedient.

Jesus - Pray for my loved ones and every brother here in the class.

Douglas - pray for my whole family that they will all come back into my life and also pray for Scott's wife also for Scott's son that he'll remain on the right path.

Randy - Pray for my dad and his cancer. He is now on oxygen. Pray for my family to find Christ. Pray for Debbie who is borderline diabetic. Pray for Scott and Michelle's health.

Sheridan Correctional Center Afternoon

No prayer request submitted.

Sheridan Correctional Center Evening

Derrick - Please pray for my kids (Derrick Jr, Dontell, Dajané, Derrion, De'Kari, and their mothers. Please pray for all the men in this class and pray for their families. Please pray for my family and my wife and son Erin and Braden. I love you all. Thank you Lord.

Charles - Pray for my family (mother Louise, Father Charles Sr. Isaiah, my ex-wife Anita, children; Chucky III, Christian, Isaiah, Dassa, Nemo, Josh, Elisha, nephews; Jerrell, Ray Ray, niece Larraya) And my friends.

Christian Living: Renewing Fatherhood

Dixon Correctional Center

Aaron - That I continue to be true to myself, and others, and that I learn to forgive those who reward my good with evil. For my son to be released, all all my petitions/notices that I will file the courts; and civil lawsuits. And for my family, loved ones, friends and believers in God's world. Thank you.

Christian Living: Malachi Dads

Sheridan Correctional Center

Toby - Please pray for my fiancé Kristen that her relationship with God will become her first priority and that her family will be her next priority (our two boys and myself). Also that God will give me strength in dealing with her in her addictions as well as wisdom. The strength to extend mercy, forgiveness and love as well as patience.

No name - Pray for strength, guidance, and courage. Pray for my kids and family. Pray that I get my visits approved and that I get six months good time.

Lamont - Can you please say a prayer for my family and that we may continue to have good health and that my journey brings me back home to them sooner than later. Thank you and God bless.

Paul - Please keep my granddaughter Kiaana and me in your prayers. She wants her grandpa back for her birthday in August. I have a big court date 2/16/17 that can make this happen. Please send Holy Spirit to put Mercy in heart of judge and State's Attorney. So, I can be home with my family an I've been locked up for two years.

SOCPM Alumni

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 10/2015 thru 04/2016
Paroled 01/30/2017
Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 11/2015 thru 09/2016
Transferred to Western Illinois 01/31/2017  

New Life Corrections
Centralia; 11/2012
Admitted to R&CC Graham 02/01/2017  
New Life Corrections
Southwestern Illinois; 10/2012
Admitted to R&CC Graham 02/01/2017  

Soldiers of Christ
Dixon; 07/2013 thru 09/2013
Transferred to Pinckneyville 02/01/2017
New Life Corrections
Southwestern Illinois; 10/2012
Discharged 02/02/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 05/2016 thru 11/2016
Paroled 02/03/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Dixon; 08/2016 thru 11/2016
Paroled 02/02/2017

Ministry Partners

Wesley Ministries @ Illinois River Correctional Center

No name - Please pray for Tiffany and for her EKG and biopsy results and the Lord's will be
in her life.

Roger - That I stay strong in the Lord and hear from my 3 sons and our family and for my transfer.

Virgie - For God's blessing on my mother and our family.

No name - For help with my sentence and dealing with the time I'll be here from my family.

Dwayne - For strength and desire to continue to serve God.

No name - For my mother Nellie, she is 96, i haven't heard from her for 3 months. Thank you.

No name - For the body of Christ here in prison, for our nation to survive all bitterness and strife from our hearts.