Join the Winning Way

By Alice Newton, Take One Mentoring volunteer Our Take One Mentoring program was implemented at Riverbend Maximum Security in February of 2018 to bring an academic re-entry focus through powerful biblical teaching that guides the Christian faith.    The academic re-entry focus leads us to discuss with the men the essentials of success for re-entry intoContinue reading “Join the Winning Way”

Beating the Statistical Trend

By Roger Johnson, Executive Director God’s Love First recidivism report covers a span of time that begins on August 22, 2013, and runs to April 30, 2019. Our statistical data is collected and maintained by me, then verified by institutional staff.   One of God’s Love First’s primary goals is to totally eradicate recidivism in Tennessee.  We are making greatContinue reading “Beating the Statistical Trend”

Why God’s Love First Exists

By Roger Johnson, Executive Director For many years now there has been much discussion about prison reform and the appropriate action to take concerning the matter. In an effort to respect all (the victim and their families, the convicted and their families, as well as the communities we serve), we realize there are no easyContinue reading “Why God’s Love First Exists”