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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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An Execution, 19 shootings and 6 losses

Yesterday was a sobering day. News of the death of Tyron Davis reached us early in the day. He was the 18-year-old who was shot in the parking lot of the Middle River McDonalds in December. It was not a stray bullet but, horrifically, a bullet at close range to the back of his head.…

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Water of Life

When I “retired” from the pastorate in 2014 I wasn’t quite sure what might lie ahead by way of continued ministry to and with others. Among other opportunities that have come my way I’ve been gladly volunteering with unCUFFED Ministries for the past three years. You can find me and others on our team at…

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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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Why I Work with unCUFFED

 Thirty years ago, I met a woman named Raine Mullen who changed the trajectory of my life. I was working in East Baltimore at a Christian Community Center and learning about a culture vastly different from the white suburban culture that I understood. From her, I learned how to teach reading to children and adults…

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