Prison Reform: IYF Collaborates with Prison Service for Theological Education and Ordination of Inmates | General news


International Youth Fellowship Ghana, Christian Leaders Fellowship-USA in conjunction with the Ghana Prison Service has taken some inmates through the Biblical Theology and Mindset Education Program over the past couple of years and got their diploma to become reverend ministers in prisons.

Some 90 inmates from Nsawam Medium Prison were rebranded as Change Agents to administer change within the walls of Nsawam Prison during the graduation ceremony held at Prisons Headquarters, Accra Cantonments .

The International Youth Fellowship (IYF), a Christian organization, inaugurated this Bible School and Mindset Education Program at Nsawam Medium Security Prison in 2019 to facilitate prison reform and rehabilitation.
The program was instituted by the IYF, in collaboration with the Police and Corrections Forum (PCF), a non-governmental organization (NGO) and the Ghana Prisons Service.

The special guest of honour; Rev. Dr. Kim Ki-sung benefited from such an initiative after serving a 16-year prison sentence in South Korea and has now become an ambassador for change in most prisons around the world.

The International Youth Fellowship strives to guide young people to be free from the fear, despair and sin that darkens their hearts and leads them to live happy and bright lives with “STATE EDUCATION OF SPIRIT that teaches the world of the heart, captures psychosocial counseling, the character of reformative techniques and emotional intelligence in relation to economic growth and materialistic wealth, the value of the human spirit is overlooked by society modern.

Through mindset education, the International Youth Fellowship teaches precisely the world of the heart and the type of mindset that will lead inmates to a successful and happy life.

Most of our current social problems can often only be explained in terms of superficial causes such as poverty, illiteracy and bad development policies.

The ceremony was attended by the Director General of the Ghana Prisons Service; Mr. Isaac Kofi Egyir with other directors of the service, Director General of the Police and Corrections Forum; Rev. Dr. Kim Ki-sung, National Director of the IYF; Rev. Young-Jun Moon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the International Youth Fellowship; Rev. David OH among other dignitaries.


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