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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 37 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, 2017Daniel
    Greetings UPMI, “My name is Daniel Kelley, I’m currently an inmate at Trousdale Correctional Center. I am a new Christian that began to know the Lord about three years ago. I am in a special pod that does not have the privilege of going to church like the rest of the compound. My cellmate and I have come up with Continue Reading
  • November 21, 2017You shop. Amazon gives.
    You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to United Prison Ministries International whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. We thank you for your prayers and support. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/63-0857983
  • November 15, 2017Ivan
    Dear Friends at United Prison Ministries International, “My name is Ivan, and I have been an inmate on Virginia’s Death Row for 10 years. During my time here, I have been very grateful for your Bible Lessons. My faith in God has remained all of this time.  I am writing with a request to please add me to your prayers. Continue Reading
  • November 8, 2017Leon
    Dear Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Carolyn Bland, “My name is Joshua, I am an inmate at Century Correctional Institution. I have been studying your book Bible Answers since last year. There are numerous false doctrines and numerous people teach these false doctrines here. Bible Answers gives you good headlights to navigate through the darkness.  It is good to find Continue Reading