The Process of Redemption

Grace and peace, My name is Lori (Rev. Lo.) Banfield, MTS and I am glad to announce that I have recently joined the board of Redemption Housing. As a Chaplain of Discipleship working with disenfranchised populations for over three years, I have had the pleasure to...

Peace: The Promise of God

The Apostle Paul had a knack for making powerful people very angry; an unfortunate hobby that often resulted in a lot of quiet time in dingy Roman prisons. His Roman citizenship afforded him a fair trial and a monthly portion of grain to live on, which is more than...

The Latest from Redemption Housing

The team at Redemption Housing has been keeping busy in 2016! Over the past few months we have been diligently sharing our vision to open a faith-based housing program for men coming out of incarceration in West Philadelphia. We incorporated in May, began to...

Prison: Breaking the Cycle

If you were arrested today and incarcerated for the next 12 months, how would you fare upon your release? Many of us would have family or friends waiting for us. We would have somewhere to lay our heads, and we may even have the network to find employment without too...

Seeing God’s Movement Towards Redemption in Isaiah 11

“The wolf will romp with the lamb, the leopard sleep with the kid. Calf and lion will eat from the same trough, and a little child will tend them. Cow and bear will graze the same pasture, their calves and cubs grow up together, and the lion eat straw like the ox. The...