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About Us

While in prison, I saw Baptists, Catholics, and Presbyterian Christians who were faithfully coming to fellowship with inmates. However, there were no Adventist Christians engaging in this very important ministry.  

The purpose of the Carolina Prison Ministry is to provide a way for Adventist Christians to be a part of the gospel in this most distant land under the heavens, Prison.

There are over 2 million people incarcerated in the United States (including Adventist Christians).

There are 28 prisons in South Carolina that house over 32,000 in need of the gospel.

Our goal is to have a Seventh-Day Adventist Church actively involved in spreading the gospel of Christ where the harvest is plentiful.  Our only need is laborers in this very important ministry field.

Matt 22: 9-10
Therefore go into the highways, and as many as you find, invite to the wedding. So those servants went out into the highways and gathered together all whom they found, both bad and good. And the wedding hall was filled with guests.

Brother Benson was given a plaque for 16 yrs plus for doing Prison Ministry. Pastor Hamilton is to the left of him and His wife Betty Benson to the right. His neice, Jonnie Mims, is standing beside me. Rose Bleven is to my left. Brother Wright and Merta Smalls are volunteers who came to see me when I was in prison. Brother Thomas Benson was my best man at my wedding when I married Lili. Since 2000 when I came out of prison with nothing but the clothes on my back and the Bible in my hand, God has increased Prison Ministries (PM) in leaps and bounds. We've had 32 baptisms and 78 inmates coming to Sabbath services; 55 from Leiber Correctional in Ridgeville, 4 from Broad River in Columbia, 10 from Evans in Bennettsville, 2 from Tyger River in Emoriee, 2 from MacDougal in Ridgeville, 3 from Allendale in Fairfax, and 2 from Perry  in Pelzer. God has done all this increase since 2000. Thank you Jesus Amen...