Videos & Articles


Field Ministers daily share the gospel of Jesus Christ all over the state. Field Ministers first learn to walk the tiers of men in restricted housing, most commonly known by the public as solitary confinement. The video below captures men at the Darrington Unit being baptized by local pastors as the Field Ministers watch together from behind the white fencing.

The gospel and the women who are on their way to becoming Field Ministers. The Heart of Texas Foundation meets monthly with women from the Hobby Unit as well as TDCJ staff to prepare the way for the Texas Field Ministers Program to begin for women. Watch the video below to hear the women describe what the Texas Field Ministers Program means to them.

The gospel of Jesus Christ and family reconciliation. Barry Hasten, father of Austin, a current student and future Field Minister at Darrington, shares the impact of the Texas Field Ministers Program upon his family.

Gospel transformation and family relationships. Without fail, when someone comes to faith in Jesus Christ, the Lord gives him or her a desire to restore relationships with family. This is especially true for fathers and mothers and their children, but it is also true for siblings. The video below is of Cathy whose brother, David, is serving as a faithful Field Minister at the Allred Unit.


Houston Chronicle, “Texas prison program makes ministers out of inmates” by Keri Blakinger