- Mission Statement
- OFFERING FREE BIBLE COLLEGE COURSES TO ANYONE DESIRING TO STUDY GOD'S WORD
Foundation Ministries' Prison Bible School and Voice of Victory Prison Ministry has been designed to help correction facility professionals meet the need of providing sound, practical teaching to inmates. Our curriculum has been developed to give the inmate a self-guided tour through studies designed to build their character while challenging their minds. Students enrolled in the Prison Bible School will learn the Word of God and those things that are pertinent to living the Christian life today. They will gain this comprehensive instruction through practical studies like "Dealing with Discouragement" and "Overcoming Sinful Habits," to more detailed courses such as "Hindrances to Prayer" and "The Mysteries of God." The student will also be taken on a survey of the Scriptures through verse by verse studies in some of the most pertinent and practical books of the Bible.
It is not our desire to "puff up" with the abundance of knowledge, but rather to give the inmates the keys to unlock the integrity and self-discipline to succeed in life. Prison Bible School wants to give them the tools to be productive citizens both inside and outside of the correctional facilities.
When given the opportunity, a staff member or church facilitator of Prison Bible School will come to your correctional facility and completely set up a school to offer these studies to inmates FREE OF CHARGE! We have been in the adult Christian education ministry since 1987 and have been placing schools in prisons since 1993, so we understand the need to sometimes customize our program to meet specific needs in each institution. This school is completely prison user-friendly and is flexible enough to accommodate special needs without compromising the integrity of the school or prison.
Prison Bible School is a self-operating school that is maintained and overseen by a local church facilitator. Our facilitators are familiar with our curriculum and have been trained to work in cooperation with chaplains and correctional professionals. We have a long history of successful schools that have become a vital and integral part of many chapel programs.
Our curriculum, methodology, and staff have been tried and proven to work well in all areas of the correction environment. Our unique program even offers options for inmates that begin their education in prison and transfer to other facilities or are discharged back into society. This is not a typical prison Bible study, but college courses that upon satisfactory completion will yield the Graduate of Theology Degree (Thg). It is our goal here at Prison Bible School to provide a means by which each and every interested inmate can obtain a quality Biblical education free of charge. We plan to accomplish this by starting Bible colleges inside correctional facilities, primarily through the Chapel library. Each school will be overseen by a local church facilitator, who will come into the prison monthly and maintain the school. Each facilitator will be trained by the staff of Prison Bible School and will be familiar with the curriculum. They, in turn, will train the library clerks or chapel workers how to check out the material to the inmates. The curriculum is a self-study program that does not require classroom teachers, so it operates with very little supervision. When a student is done with a particular UNIT of study, they will turn it into the clerk to be picked up by the facilitator on his next visit to the institution. The work will be taken back to the local church, graded, and then a report card will be returned to the student. This program requires little or no help from the already overworked chaplains. All the chaplain has to do is allow us the opportunity to bring in the curriculum and start the school.
“Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way?
by taking heed thereto according to thy word.”
- Course Of Study
Lesson 1 Basic Training For Christian Soldiers - A new convert’s guide for Christian living with a review of salvation. (Co-authored by missionary Bill Pierce)
Lesson 2 The Turn – A book explaining the period of time just prior to one’s salvation. Good soul winning insights.
Lesson 3 The Narrow Place – A book describing the day of adversity when salvation takes place.
Lesson 4 By Faith Through Faith - A comparison of these two New Testament terms; parallels salvation and service with damnation by works.
Lesson 5 Iniquity, Sin, And Transgression – A book defining their differences and their application to man’s spirit, soul, and body respectively and how the Lord eradicated each at Calvary.
Lesson 6 Prescription Drugs & The Spirit – Recent studies reveal an overlooked cause for the church’s falling away…it is drugs.
Lesson 1 Philippians – A verse-by-verse expose` on the general Christian experience. Not what’s going on around us so much as in us, and then the outworking of the mind of Christ through us.
Lesson 2 Personal Devotions – A very practical study that will teach the student how to turn basic bible reading into a source for personal spiritual growth.
Lesson 3 Complete Salvation – The tricotomy of man is dissected in this book, delineating the body, soul and spirit, and their relations to each other, as well as things that relate them.
Lesson 4 Security Guaranteed – This treatise reveals and reinforces God’s promises to the saints concerning their eternal destiny once they simply take God at His Word.
Lesson 5 Conquer Discouragement – Biblical solutions for burdensome situations are dealt with, thus stabilizing our walk with the Lord regardless of our wounds in life.
Lesson 6 When Christians Sin – This study addresses our inevitable sins of the flesh after salvation that affects our state, outlining God’s forgiving and restorative measures for reconciliation.
Lesson 7 Impeccability of Christ – The sinless nature of the Lord Jesus Christ is proven beyond question, therefore, exalting His perfection and deity.
Lesson 8 Place of the Dead – A study as to what happens when one dies, dealing with both saved and lost.
Lesson 1 Hebrews – A verse-by-verse study showing how the book of Hebrews is relevant to Christianity today.
Lesson 2 Seven Baptisms – A complete coverage of this subject is traced from Genesis to Revelation, while unveiling the one true Spirit baptism that places one into the body of Christ.
Lesson 3 Seven Judgments – God’s judgments are separated and put in their place, elevating the substitutionary work of Christ and how He was judged for the believer’s sin on Calvary.
Lesson 4 The Second Coming – The promised return of the Saviour is studied, warning the lost to be prepared and the prepared to be looking and waiting for the Advent.
Lesson 5 Holy Living – This lesson is a reminder to us that as God is Holy so should we be holy in all manner of our members and minds.
Lesson 6 The Mysteries of God – A study of the things that God has hidden from the world, revealing an overview of the ages from Alpha to Omega.
Lesson 7 Temptation – The subject speaks for itself, however, the subtleties of the serpent and our sinful nature need to be illuminated in light of this ever-present problem.
Lesson 1 Romans – The most doctrinal book in the Word of God defines and expounds on justification, sanctification, imputation and separation, along with sin, salvation, sovereignty and service.
Lesson 2 Spiritual Meditation – What the Word says about what our innermost thoughts should be focused upon. Not to be confused with what the world meditates upon.
Lesson 3 Sources of Tension – This study will make the student aware of certain pitfalls that tend to hinder the Christian walk.
Lesson 4 Conquer Impure Thoughts – This is a much needed insight into the Christian’s mind and his daily struggle to cast down imaginations.
Lesson 5 Knowing God’s Will – How to know God’s personal, individual will for oneself.
Lesson 6 First Fruits – A treatise on the beneficial Fruits of the Spirit that should be evidenced in the life of every believer.
Lesson 7 Be Ye Holy – A study on how righteousness in the life of a Christian will benefit him, not only in the life to come, but in this life also.
Lesson 8 Purpose in Trial – We do not always understand God’s testing and means to Glorify Him and grow in grace. This course teaches us the Lord’s reasons for what He allows.
Lesson 1 Bible Doctrines – Here the major doctrines of the Hoy Writ are examined and defined by comparing Scripture with Scripture. The student will not only learn what he is, but why he is what he is.
Lesson 1 Overcoming Sinful Habits – An up close and personal look at the sins that do so easily beset us, and some solutions that the Book affords us.
Lesson 2 Soul Sleep – Answers to what happens to the soul after death are plainly and simply laid out in God’s Word.
Lesson 3 Backsliding – All Christians are guilty of this on a regular basis, when we view ourselves honestly. This study helps us recognize it and get back to forward progress presently.
Lesson 4 Preaching Techniques I – The fundamentals every preacher should know, written by someone who knows from experience.
Lesson 1 Galatians – The vindication of the Gospel of the grace of God from any mixture of works through the law.
Lesson 2 Sins Unto Death – Even though the wages of sin is death, there are some sins that sinners and saint alike can commit that evoke an irrevocable and premature sentence.
Lesson 3 The Fear of the Lord – This misunderstood and misdefined term is understood and defined according to God’s precious Book.
Lesson 4 Time of the Crucifixion – The pieces for the time of this passionate event is put together by simple verse comparison.
Lesson 5 Doubtful Disputations – The things not clearly spelled out in Scripture are examined by what is clearly spelled out in Scripture.
Lesson 6 Hindrances to Prayer – Every one whose names are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life should be aware of what will affect one’s relationship to his Heavenly Father in this life.
Lesson 7 Preaching Techniques II – More fundamentals every preacher should know.
Lesson 1 I Peter – Preparation for victory over suffering is the main theme with a special emphasis on the atonement and the believer’s service in view of these events.
Lesson 2 Christian Principals of Finance – What the Bible reveals about God’s way of doing business, which is the exact opposite of the world’s philosophy on finance.
Lesson 1 The Home – God’s divine order and purpose for the family are revealed in this study. Every family member’s role and boundaries are Scripturally defined and delineated.
Lesson 2 Dispensational Salvation – Incontrovertible evidence that God saves, has saved and will always save by faith and grace alone through all dispensations.
Lesson 3 The Controlled Life – Teaches the student that who he allows to control his life is of the utmost importance.
Lesson 4 James – The theme of James is that outward religious service is not proof of an inward righteous faith. We learn that the works in James is not in contrast to the faith in Romans.
Lesson 1 I Corinthians – A most important book, dealing with Christian conduct and disorder in the church.
Lesson 2 Bible and Science – Even though the Bible is not a science book per se, its scientific facts are pointed out here far in advance of the scientific community’s discoveries of such.
Lesson 3 Christian Relationship to the Law – Law and grace are paralleled in the New Testament as our liberties in Christ are profiled against Old Testament obligations.
Lesson 4 Confession – The child of God’s access to the Father through the Son of God when sin messes up our fellowship with God.
Lesson 5 Church Conflicts – An indispensable study of the many problems a church faces through the eyes of an experienced pastor with Scriptural solutions.
Lesson 6 Christian Principals of Health – Deals with the cause of all diseases, their prevention and cures according to proper diet.
Lesson 7 Genuine Love – An in depth study of the love of God, love for God, and love for others.
Lesson 1 Mark – the scope and intent of Mark is to portray Jesus as Jehovah’s servant that came to minister. He is the mighty worker rather than the master teacher.
Lesson 2 II Peter – Traces the origin of false teachers, their deviation from truth, and the Christians defenses through the truth. We are reminded of the return of the Saviour, His judgment and our subsequent obligation to godliness.
Lesson 3 The Five Offerings - The Old Testament offerings are typified in respect to the Saviour’s holiness, perfection and vicarious atonement.
Lesson 4 The Feasts – The Old Testament feasts typify the Saviour’s redemption for the saints, communion with the saints and resurrection of the saints along with Israel’s promise of regathering and repentance.
Lesson 5 Divorce and Remarriage – No domestic topic has been more abused and misused than this subject within the church. This study presents the clear guidelines of Scripture.
Lesson 6 Balanced Christian Growth – This is one of the greatest needs of every day, evangelical Christianity in these last days, as the new creature in Christ moves from milk to meat to maturity.
Lesson 7 Creation Week – The creation, the fall and redemption of man are brought out in this study typically presenting the new birth and the progressive self-revelation of God. The age long problem of sin is introduced along with God’s divine solution.
Lesson 1 The Books of 1,2,3rd John
Lesson 2 Failure in the Christian Life
Lesson 3 Crossing Jordan
Lesson 4 The Book of Ephesians
Lesson 1 The Book of Exodus
Lesson 2 Separation
Lesson 3 The Spirit World
Lesson 4 Fornication
Lesson 5 Prophecy
Lesson 6 Temptation