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The Field Ministry Support Kit

The Field Ministry Support Kit

When our teams of inmates graduate from our Southwestern Seminary at Darrington Penitentiary, and they are transferred to other prisons in Texas, they need resources for beginning their new ministries.  We have developed the concept of the “Field Ministry Support Kit”, which we take to every Field Ministry Team in each new prison to which they go.  Each Kit costs approximately... [Read more]

Texas Field Ministry

Texas Field Ministry

For nine years, The Heart of Texas Foundation has spearheaded the vision for Field Ministry in Texas. As of 2019, Texas Field Ministers have successfully served the male prison population for more than five years. Currently, 162 Field Ministers serve in 33 prison units across Texas or 55% of the male prison population within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Men serving extremely long sentences... [Read more]

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Will you become a Sustaining Partner? We need you now more than ever.  Help us put seminary graduates (Field Ministers) into all of the Texas men’s prisons over the next seven years.  Help us create a women’s seminary, like our SW seminary at Darrington, for Texas female inmates.  Help us train Field Ministers to be certified to teach literacy skills to their peers who are illiterate... [Read more]

Banquet, 9th Annual Fundraising Banquet: October 15, 2019

Banquet, 9th Annual Fundraising Banquet: October 15, 2019

Lt Governor Dan Patrick Texas Senator John Whitmire Bryan Collier, TDCJ Executive Director Our Special Guests Will Bless You Richly! Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Senator John Whitmire, TDCJ Executive Director Bryan Collier Click here to RSVP > RSVP ONLINE TO PURCHASE PLATES OR TABLES (Note:  If you are a family member of one of our students at the Darrington... [Read more]

Our Needs List

As more men graduate from our historic prison seminary, the Southwestern Seminary at Darrington Penitentiary, our ministry to imprisoned men is growing steadily.  We now have seminary graduates— inmates with accredited seminary degrees– serving in nineteen (as of 2017) different men’s penitentiaries in Texas.  They are being allowed to perform counseling, teaching, mentoring, pastoral... [Read more]

Graduation at Darrington, 2019! Thirty-four new Texas Inmate “Field Ministers”

Graduation at Darrington, 2019!  Thirty-four new Texas Inmate “Field Ministers”

Our Graduation this year marked the fifth graduating class, thirty-four inmates, who are now equipped with four-year Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies degrees, awarded by the accredited Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Seminary PhDs taught these men for four years of full time study.  These men are now approved by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to be transferred to seven... [Read more]

Women’s Prison Seminary Initiative

Women’s Prison Seminary Initiative

Women’s Prison Seminary Initiative After nine years of having Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at Darrington prison — for men — we are working now to establish a similar college for the women in Texas prisons which will be called Scarborough College for Women at Hobby (the undergraduate college of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary).  The men’s school at Darrington will... [Read more]

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