Chris Hoke, jail chaplain and pastor to gangs and violent offenders in Skagit Valley, Washington, is the author of Wanted: A Spiritual Pursuit Through Jail, Among Outlaws, and Across Borders (HarperCollins).
Reading a parable in prison
"Why you even invite us to any of this," asked Richard, "if you’re just gonna humiliate us and throw us out anyway?"
Inmates as apostles
Gangs excel at finding the lost, adopting them and sending them out. Therefore, gang youth can be recruited for apostolic ministry.
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