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My Joseph Journey
In this series, Phil reflects on his two years as a Christian in prison and how it influenced his faith and marriage. As a devoted follower of Christ before, during, and after his prison experience, Phil often finds his experience compared with the classic story of Joseph in the book of Genesis. Here, he relates various aspects of the experience, from the food to the church and how each affected his walk.
A Christian in Prison It’s a new year, so let’s start things out with a bang. I’m a felon. Yeah, that’s right. I committed a crime. And got caught. I
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 by Phil
I use the term prison staff to keep the label deliberately ambiguous. Most outsiders would simply call them “guards” collectively. Most insiders call them
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 by Phil
I have always been a people watcher, but no mall, school, airport, or ComicCon could ever prepare me for the characters I'd get to watch in prison.
Sunday, October 31, 2021 by Phil
Prior to my prison sentence, I was a part of a vibrant, healthy, biblical church. Vibrant leaders led our church who were well-trained in theology and focused on integrity
Saturday, January 8, 2022 by Phil
In my Joseph Journey, I learned that a prison routine was an inmate's best friend, but that's not always a good thing for believers.
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 by Phil
Was it lonely in prison? You're never alone, but being alone is not a prerequisite for being lonely. Thankfully God was with me.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 by Phil
It seems silly to comment on prison food, but you'd be surprised. There's a lot to be said about the overall experience.
Sunday, March 13, 2022 by Phil
When I was a child, my parents took me to a local race track with a communal urinal full of yellowed ice and the fetid bugs that had fallen from the fluorescent frivolity
Friday, December 23, 2022 by Phil
In prison, everyone has a job. But it's your hustle on the side that is where the "real money" gets made by the aspiring entrepreneur.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 by Phil
The lesson I learned from prison involved justice, but it wasn't what I expected.
Friday, December 2, 2022 by Phil