Let God Arise and let His enemies be scattered...Psalm 68:1
Let God Arise Ministries Inc.
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Let God Arise and let His enemies be scattered...

LGAM November-December 2017 Newsletter

   

    

From the Desk of Brother Tom

 

Let God Arise Ministries Inc.

 “Ministering God’s Love in the County & City Jails”

E-mail: LGAM3@knology.net Website: www. letgodarise.org                                                                

Thomas M Bridges, Chaplain 

 “Let God Arise and let His enemies be scattered”......Psalm 68:1

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I'm so grateful to Christ Jesus for making me adequate to do this work. He went out on a limb, you know, in trusting me with this ministry. I Timothy 1:12 (MSG) *Celebrating over 25+ years of ministry to those behind bars in our local jails in Montgomery, Alabama. A special thank you to the volunteers and all of you who have prayed for, encouraged and supported me/us in this ministry over the years.

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Let God Arise Ministries Inc.(LGAM) established September 1992 www.letgodarise.org as outreach mission in accordance with Matthew 25:36...Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick , and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.
LGAM serves the Montgomery Alabama County Detention Facility(MCDF) & Montgomery City Jail & Federal inmate population housed in both the County & City Jails as full time volunteers and no compensation received from county, city or state. LGAM fully funded and supported by individuals, business, church and private support.
Let God Arise Ministries Inc. served by Chaplain Tom Bridges and he is fully licensed and ordained through Evangel Church Alliance (ECA) as required by the County & City. Ordination took place at Trinity Presbyterian Church through ECA member (Bill Thetford, Hal McNeely and Thomas Ashcraft).
LGAM Board of Directors: “R E Corky” Hawthorne, Clay Carroll, Mike Yates, Lee Meriwether and Advisors to the Board Ret. Circuit Court Judge Randall H Thomas, Dr. Lewis Chapman, John Bricken, LD Fitzpatrick.
LGAM has seasoned and fully trained and established volunteers: Facilities Chaplain Brother Tom Bridges, Jim Reinhardt, James Hall, Betty Maurer, Larry Montgomery, Corky Hawthorne, Tommy Nolan, Ms. Betty, Rev. Aaron Motley, Ken Dyess, Rev. Charlie Kendall, Jon David Pearson, David McPhillips
LGAM Ministry Highlights Since September 1992 Decisions for Jesus Christ 24,500, NIV bibles distributed 33,500, Our Daily Breads distributed 18,194, Prayer Cards submitted to Frazer UMC prayer team 18,000, Sermons by Chaplain Bridges 11,884+. Also ministry/counseling to the Sheriff employees as needed. LGAM helped to get GED classes established in the County and City Jails.
LGAM Past Ministry Highlights outside County & City Jails- State Capitol Bible Study served state employees (16+) years, Henig Furs bible study (25+) years, ALFA Insurance employee bible study (15+) years, Son Rise Bible Study (25+) years, Church of the Pic (25+) years, TBN employee bible study (5+) years, Holy Comforter Bible Study (10+) years, Pardon & Parole bible study (10+) years plus hospital visits and serve personal family requests with prayer and special ministry.
LGAM recommends inmates upon receiving Jesus Christ as Lord & Savior to begin immediately bible study & to form study groups within the cell blocks. We recommend four steps for  Christian growth and spiritual maturity: 1) Prayer: Talk with God everyday including Him in all major or minor decisions 2) Daily Bible Readings beginning with the Gospel of John. 3) Fellowship with Christian Believers and have an accountability to those who believe in Jesus Christ 4) Share personal testimony with others about what God is doing in their life.   When inmates are transferred to Department of Corrections (DOC) we recommend to get involved with their Chapel programs and to meet with Facility Chaplains. Upon release or EOS (end of sentence) we recommend to find and get involved with on fire Christian believers where they live. LGAM has over the years as alternate sentencing programs referred inmates to: Teen Challenge, Canaan Land Boys Home, Wellspring for Women, Love Lady Women’s Center, Naomi House, Dobbs House, Christian AA Groups or NA. LGAM helped with getting an AA and NA chapter in both the County and City Jails.

Have a Blessed Thanksgiving & Christmas Season.  In His Agape Love always, Tom & Beth

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Let God Arise Ministries, Inc. is a nonprofit/tax exempt faith based outreach mission based under 501(C)(3) IRS guidelines. All contributions are tax deductible. Receipts for donations for 2015 will be sent at the end of the year. Thank You!

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