Posts by John Rusnak

Weak, Weary & Disappointed

Have you heard Chris Rice’s version of come to Jesus? It’s HERE. I’ve listened to it several times today as I have been dealing with disappointment. unCUFFED builds relationships with people in the midst of tribulation. When our backs are against the wall and it seems that everyone is against us, there are two options: …

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unCUFFED Golf

I am excited to announce that our 2020 unCUFFED Golf Tournament will be held on Monday June 22nd at Hunt Valley Country Club. Registration is 12 noon and the shotgun start is 1 pm. You can see more about the tournament at uncuffedministries.org/golf/. A downloadable flyer is here: Golf Flyer and a List of Sponsorship opportunities is here: Sponsorships. We always have…

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The Master’s Plan

We recently began a Book Study with a group of young men at the Patuxent Institution who committed crimes as juveniles, were charged as adults, and are now serving their sentence in a high security adult prison. We are walking together through Chris Wilson’s book, The Master Plan. Have a look at this link to…

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Open Doors

Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 As 2019 winds down unCUFFED has much to be thankful for. God has opened doors for us to reach more incarcerated boys and girls. New Programs In a partnership with Fellowship of…

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“This is my beloved Son..”

I could not have said this any better. An excerpt from Earl Hipp’s Man-Making blog: “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. It touches a man to his core and…

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unCUFFED’s Time of Need

Hebrews 13:3 ‘Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.” In December of last year, we sensed God drawing us to serve more kids. After a successful fundraising event we took a step of faith and moved…

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Continued Connections

            “This is Prince from Towson. I know this letter is coming out of the blue. But I wanted to make sure you knew I am more than grateful for everything you have done for me. I was blessed to have you on my side even though my outcome was what it was. I am…

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In My Times of Trouble Father Guide Me

“When I am afraid, I will put my trust in You. In God, whose Word I praise, In God I have put my trust; I shall not be afraid. What can mere man do to me?” Psalm 56:3-4 Working with young boys, incarcerated and charged with egregious crimes can sometimes feel like a recipe for…

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Joshua’s Baptism

This post was originally written in 2015, and now we will be telling Josh’s story at our Celebration on 11/15! I’m locked down in a room for 45 minutes with Pastor George Hopkins because there has been a fight on one of the tiers and they cannot transport young Joshua to see us. It’s a…

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