How to Succeed on the Streets

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All of us want to succeed in life. This is especially true for Christian prison inmates who have just been released. One problem they face is making day-to-day choices—something they didn’t have to do behind bars. When they leave prison there are many decisions to make daily. Often this aspect of liberty overwhelms them and they return to crime and eventually to prison. It is estimated that three out of four people who are released from prison return there. The key to success in life for the parolee is the same as it is for each one of us—complete obedience to God’s revealed will.

This study will help you identify areas of your life where obedience is needed so that you can succeed in life.

Units: 1
Edition: AK '05
Pages: 64
Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
ISBN #: 978-0-940293-75-5
Format: Paperback

Full Case = 184 copies


Lesson 1 – Stay in Touch with the Lord
Lesson 2 – Settle Up
Lesson 3 – Stay Positive in a Negative World
Lesson 4 – Go the Second Mile with Authorities
Lesson 5 – Respect the Men and Women in Your Life
Lesson 6 – Find a Paul and Be a Timothy
Lesson 7 – Let Jesus, Not Money, Be Your Lord
Lesson 8 – Leave Your Gang Friends; Find Your Brothers
Lesson 9 – Get “High” on the Christian Life, Not on Drugs
Lesson 10 – Find a Good Church and Make It a Better One
Lesson 11 – Become a Godly Parent
Lesson 12 – Always Do the Right Thing

Author info: Dick was saved at age 19 while in the Navy. Afterwards, he attended Wheaton College and Wheaton Graduate School earning a M.A. in New Testament Studies. Dick and Marilyn were married in 1962, and have been blessed with three children and six grandchildren.
Dick worked as a juvenile probation officer for 33 years, and from 1994-2011 (when called home to be with the Lord) volunteered with ECS Prison Ministry of Northern California, focusing mainly on the spiritual aftercare of parolee students. Prior to his work with ECS Ministries, Dick and his wife served as leaders in their church's Junior High Department. He was also involved in evangelism and active at church.

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