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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.
  • February 17, 2015Juan
    Praise God! I am writing in appreciation of your ministry. I thank God that I was able to come across your book, Bible Answers. I realy like the way it breaks all the different subjects down for easier learning. Thanks be to God and your ministry. I am really excited about what God is doing in my life. My only Continue Reading
  • February 10, 2015Peter
    Dear UPMI, God bless you and your ministries. My name is Peter and I am 36. I found God while in my cell February 27, 2012. There is a brother who has your book, Bible Answers. I was interested in the contents of this book. He gave me your address. I was wondering if you would bless me with one Continue Reading
  • February 3, 2015Kenisha
    Dear UPMI, I want to thank the people of United Prison Ministries International for the lovely books and Bible study. Thank you for giving me hope for the future. Thank you for sharing your love in Jesus Christ. It’s been a joy learning and sharing the joy of Christ. Thank you for helping me. Kenisha, prisoner in Indiana
  • January 27, 2015Victoria
    Dear Richard and Carolyn, This is your friend in Christ and I have started in my journey with a blessed education and spirit to get closer to my Savior Jesus. The Desire of Ages has really opened my eyes since I have been incarcerated in prison this time around. I am going to take this lesson in my heart to 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.