Another term completed! 89 certificates issued! Looking forward to the break in order to et caught up on a lot of administrative tasks. Also, will be partnering with New Life Corrections in the launch of their second program in Dixon; "Restoring Manhood" October 14th.

SOCPM classes at Dixon will resume October 25th with Malachi Dads: The Heart of a Man and Discipleship: Developing Christian Character. The same Discipleship class starts at Sheridan October 27th long with Malachi Dads: Family Restoration.

I will keep you updated with prayers request for those who parole and are discharged along with those sadly are readmitted.

But I want to be certain to thank you for your ongoing support in prayer.

To Him be the glory!

Scott Kalas
Soldiers of Christ Prison Ministries

Discipleship: The Parables of Jesus

Dixon Correctional Center

Carl - Please pray for more patience in dealing with my Christian brothers here, who don't wish to be held accountable for their actions or behavior well-being incarcerated at Dixon Correctional Center. Thank you sincerely.

Randy - Scott's ministry, uncle George replacing pacemaker, sons for salvation, Kent's ministry class starting Saturday, October 14.

No name - please pray for Tim TP He has cancer and now they are going to remove his bladder.

Tyler - Recently I've come to a place where I really want to fully surrender everything to God. At the same time, I am realizing how difficult that is. I don't see how I can. So ask the Holy Spirit for help to just let go. Please join me in this prayer. Also, please pray for my children, Ariana (15), Joseph (13) and Aubrey (9); for our relationships, their welfare and that day will come to know God through Jesus Christ. Pray too for my dad, Jim, and our relationship and his faith.

James - Prayers please for healing for my lawyer Ralph and his wife and their illness and for God to move him to write my appeal to justice bring in Chicago federal court.

Juan - Can you please continue to pray for my lustful sin. Pray for Mexico and the earthquake victims, and also pray for the brothers and sisters in Christ that they may receive the strength they need to overcome any sinful desires in their life.

Bruce - my prayers are answered because you have given me and all your children's another gifted day to praise you. Amen. Thank you Lord for making it safe for Scott to be here, and make peace and his family lives. For Donald Trump and North Korea.

Dontae - For the church to keep my children Dontae, Terrel, Dajanae, Mariah, Diamond, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Damon, Donshae, and Darion in prayer, for strength to sustain from things that are not of God. For my dad and I do have a better relationship and learn to communicate better. Thank you, God bless.

No name - Prayer requests; Dixon staff and inmates and all volunteers who come. Lorene's salvation, Brian, and Tasha, Gage healing for the dysfunction in their family. Richard freedom from lost and for a closer relationship with Christ. The church, that truth will prevail over false doctrine.

James - Could you please pray for James and Kayla's relationship and that she stays close to Jesus. Thank you.

A. C. - Pray for my kids and wife. Keep them safe and out of harm's reach. Be with my parents and family. May God guide them the way they need Him as He has done for me as well. Please pray for Scott and his son Cameron and for my brothers here at Dixon. May the Lord shine His light where they need Him the most. In Jesus name Amen.

No name -Prayers for; Kelvin and Destiny that they will be cleaned from their drug addictions. Good health for Mr. and Mrs. Scott Kalas and son. President Trump; that he will lead us peacefully as he serves you, Lord. Anna: heal her ulcerated stomach. May God's grace, mercy, and His love keep us as we go from day today. Prayers for all the victims of the earthquake and storms who are in need of all the necessities of living.

Sheridan Correctional Center Afternoon

No name - I would like prayer for my wife and family, sisters and for Scott are teacher, and his son Cameron. Please keep a hedge of protection and keep them all healthy at peace, and may God's will be done.

No name - Please pray for me to know that God exists some send some thought something please and thank you.

Sheridan Correctional Center Evening

Michael - (1st) Hello, thank you for always praying for me and my family. My name is Michael, can you please pray for me and my family, that we stay together. Also, can you pray for me that I get out soon, since I've been in jail, I have really changed, I got my life back together, I'm doing good. I just want to go home on 10/12/18. Thank you so much. God bless you and your family. (2nd) Hello, thank you for always praying for me and my family always my name is Michael I'm so tired of this. Can you please pray for me that I hear from my family and see them soon. Thanks so much. God bless you and your family. Thank you.

Nathaniel - (1st) Please continue praying for my father William Junior. He is still fighting cancer and is dealing with multiple infections, kidney failure and recently inability to keep any food or fluids down. He is currently on IV fluids to keep from becoming dehydrated or malnourished. It's been a rough road but it's almost over. He only has one more round left. (2nd) Please pray for me I am being released on October 6 after spending the last five years in prison. I'll be heading home to a 12-year-old son and father who is fighting cancer. I will also be searching for a church while living with an atheist grandpa. I am nervous and could use the prayers.

Henry - I pray for the world, my family, mother/father, sister, brother, uncle/auntie, niece, nephew, Sheridan CC, the warden, chaplains, officers, cellies, kitchen workers, and housing unit, peoples born to addiction. Pray for a better day I pray God continue to use me every day, bringing people to him, I pray for a better future in Jesus Christ. Pray for Scott and his family, Cameron his son, everyone, I pray for the hurricane peoples that lost everything, I pray to God he help me do the right thing with my cellie and help him. I pray for authorities. I pray for everything in the world. I pray for to be home early with my family for the holidays.

Christian Living: Malachi Dads - The Heart of a Father

Dixon Correctional Center

Randy - God Behind Bars Ministry, hurricane victims, uncle's heart pacemaker replacement son's salvation, Scott's health issues.

Carl - hi prayer request is that throughout Dixon correctional center we as Christians truly do better, speak better so others can truly see either a change or Jesus characteristic in our walk with Christ. Amen.

Ron - that I find a parole site. I'm having trouble memorizing please pray that I get it.

Wesley - pray for my family and friends to be safe.

Juan - Can you please pray for the leaders in the United States of America that God may guide us the right way. Can you also pray for my family and Christian family that God may protect us and give us the strength that we need to fight on.

Aaron - To continue to be a blessing to others as the good Lord continues to bless me with His love and favor, thank you.

Christian Living: Malachi Dads - The Heart of a Man

Sheridan Correctional Center

Robert - I've been asking for prayer for focus and attention and comprehension with all things. Could you also ask for the speed of these things and also quicker reading.

Toby - Please pray for me, as I have recently separated from my fiancé/child's mother. Please pray that God will conform me to the image of Christ and continue to give me the grace to deal with her in a co-parenting relationship for the best interest of Toby Junior, my son. Also, requesting prayer for an upcoming court hearing related to my son as well as for God's help in making alternate living arrangements.

Please Pray that loved ones can find it in their hearts to understand and forgive me and reach out to me in love before it has become too late. Help me find the correct words to tell my feelings and explain my actions at the times in my past when I've hurt someone. Make my reasons seem believable and understandable.

Shaquille - can you please pray that God helps me forgive all people who have hurt me and give me the strength to move on with my life. Have a blessed day.

SOCPM Alumni

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 02/2016 thru 02/2016
Transferred to Pinckneyville 09/23/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 12/2016 thru 09/2017
Paroled 09/26/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 05/2016 thru 05/2017
Paroled to 09/27/2017

New Life Corrections
East Moline; 07/2012
Transferred 09/27/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 03/2013 thru 05/2013
Sheridan; 12/2013 thru 12/2013
Sheridan; 05/2014 thru 07/2014
Admitted R&CC Stateville 09/28/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 01/2015 thru 12/2015
Discharged 09/29/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 02/2015 thru 09/2015
Discharged 09/29/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 08/2015 thru 04/2016
Discharged 09/29/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 02/2016 thru 04/2016
Paroled 09/29/2017

New Life Corrections  
Lawrence; 08/2013
Transferred Lincoln 09/29/2017

Soldiers of Christ
Sheridan; 02/2015 thru 04/2015
Transferred to Vandalia 09/29/2017