For some of us, what happens in prisons is a mystery – but it need not be. Many of you will already be working in prisons, but for others, this edition may offer an opportunity to take a glimpse over the prison walls.
There are many ways of supporting prisoners and ex-offenders, showing God’s heart of compassion and welcome to people who – like us! – desperately need him. In this edition, prison chaplain Matt Boyes shares tips for getting involved in prison visiting. We explore what makes a fair trial, and what to do if fair trials are not happening in your country. Prison Fellowship Singapore discusses ways to support the families of prisoners, while Red Viva Honduras shares its experience of using football to help young people avoid crime.