“You have a lot to prove when you come from prison, people might look at you like you’re a bad person. I use that as motivation to keep getting better,” said Sidney, a young man who was recently released after completing a 3 year sentence in the Department of Corrections.
With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems as if life has come to a complete halt, but in the midst of increased regulations and ever changing policies, Kaitlyn Borig, Program Director at Harford County Detention Center (HCDC) has found creative ways to engage inmates in meaningful programs
After asking him questions related to repentance and hearing his affirmative answers I prayed over the bottle of water and as he held some paper towels under his chin I poured out the water upon his head and said, “Malcolm, I baptize you in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.”
An engaged and loving father is the most powerful man-making force on the planet. The opposite is also true. When fathers are absent, physically or emotionally, the wounds that results are profound.