Straight from the Heart Ministries Inc. has conducted “TRUTH Seminars” in prisons throughout Texas and Florida for the past 11 years. They have access to any faith and character based institution within these systems.
Truth Seminars have been held at:
• Graceville Correctional Facility, Graceville, FL
• Desoto Work Camp, Arcadia, FL
• Desoto Correctional Institution, Arcadia, FL
• Wakulla Correctional Institution, Crawfordville, FL
• Gulf Correctional Institution, Wewahitchka, FL
• Gulf Correctional Institution Annex, Wewahitchka, FL
• Holmes Correctional Institute, Bonifay, FL
• Calhoun Correctional Institute, Blountstown, FL
• Ferguson Unit TDCJ, Midway Tx
The chapels of these facilities fill with men seeking to discern God’s plan for their lives. Since 2000, well over 4,000 inmates have attended these seminars. These “TRUTH Seminar” are very intense focusing on incarcerated men with a passion to find God’s assignment for their lives. This 3-day, 21-hour seminar takes 125 students on a journey of honest self-examination. Students are encouraged to document plans and goals in their personal “TRUTH Journal” to assist them in beginning a new life upon release. Prison chaplains look closely at each individual’s spiritual maturity, evaluating their sincerity in pursuit of divine truth.
These “TRUTH Seminars” take place in February and in September annually and are followed by a graduation ceremony. Each graduate is awarded a certificate and blessed with prayer. A finale crusade at the end of the week is open to the entire facility.