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founders Richard and Carolyn Bland, founders of United Prison Ministries International, have made it their life’s work to serve the Lord and spread his word. For over 33 years, UPMI has donated over 70 million Bibles and spiritual literature free of charge to inmates and their families all over the world. Read more.
  • November 22, 2014Chaplain Letter
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  • November 5, 2014Terry
    Dear UPMI, After finding and reading your book, Bible Answers I am intrigued as to what other titles you may offer. While reading Bible Answers many of my long held beliefs were confirmed as well as a lot of questions answered. It has been so refreshing to read a Bible related book that actually teaches the Bible! My eyes were Continue Reading
  • October 28, 2014Bernard
    Dear Brother Bland, Me and the brothers were truly blessed to see you come to hear me speak this Monday. A number of inmates have conveyed to me that they were encouraged by my testimony, but also shocked at my past violent behavior simply because they can’t see a sign of the old man in me. That only shows how Continue Reading
  • October 21, 2014Keith
    Dear UPMI, First, I want to thank you for the work you are all doing. Thank you for taking the time out of your life and work to read this letter. I am asking for two things, first I need you to pray for me. I ask for forgiveness from the Lord Jesus Christ. Second, I need a book that Continue Reading
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The mission, passion, and purpose of United Prison Ministries International is to share the love of God; present the gospel of Jesus Christ and express the meaning of faith through the power of prayer.