Immigration Detention – A reflection

This reflection was written by Cosmos Amankwah who served in prison ministry for ten years and the Jesuit Foundation in the Bangkok Immigration Detention center for more than sixteen years. Our paths crossed with him as many of the released prisoners in the Bangkok area eventually made their way to the IDC. Through the generosity...
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Movie fundraiser – March 2021

We are excited to announce that we are back with a new fundraiser in Brisbane on March 6th. The movie “The Penitent Thief ” is scheduled for Saturday, 6 March at Event Cinema, Indooroopilly at 4:30pm. To watch the trailer and buy tickets follow the link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/movie-fundraiser-hope-behind-bars-tickets-141243120977

Projects

We occasionally raise funds for our t-shirt project in the prisons in Isaan, North-East Thailand. The t-shirts cost us AU$6 each and are sourced and printed in Thailand. These items of clothing are very valuable to the inmates and help foster a sense of unity amongst the inmates. The wording on the back encourages their...
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Prisoners of Hope

Rob Carman wrote: There’s a fascinating Bible verse in Zechariah 9:12, “Return to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope.” To me, this truth is telling us that regardless of what life throws at us, our own limitations, or whatever situation we are presently facing, they cannot imprison us. Why? Because we are the prisoners of...
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Movie fundraiser – March 2020

It is time for our Brisbane movie fundraiser for March. Mark your calendars, so you won’t miss this once only opportunity to support us and enjoy this screening. This movie tells the story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss. This story looks to prove there is always hope....
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Movie fundraiser – October 2019

Don’t miss our last movie fundraiser for the year. The movie is based on a true story which will inspire you, come and join us for this once only screening on October 26th at Event Cinemas, Indooroopilly. For more information and to view the trailer, click on this link : https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/movie-fundraiser-hope-behind-bars-tickets-70093939861

Movie fundraiser – April 2019

Please join us for our next fundraiser over the Easter period this year in Brisbane. We are very excited to be screening the movie Breakthrough, on Saturday, 27th of April at Event Cinemas, Indooroopilly at 5pm. If you would like to view the trailer click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52bORzIODec Tickets are available online only via Eventbrite, our FB...
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From behind bars – February 2019

From behind bars – February 2019 Sawanee People look at the outside but it is not permanent. Before prison, I focused on the outside and material things. In prison I have learn’t that peace comes from the inside. Your skit made it more clear to me. W I was introduced to Jesus when I was...
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Finishing well – November 2018

It is difficult to finish well. Sometimes it is even more difficult to persevere in order to finish well. We are pausing to reflect and say thank you to the Perth team who have faithfully visited prisons in and around Bangkok for the past 24 years. During November 9-16th the team concluded their last visit...
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Movie fundraiser November 3rd- Brisbane

Join us for our movie fundraiser on November 3rd in Brisbane. INDIVISIBLE is based on the extraordinary true story of Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife Heather. With a strong, faith-filled marriage, the Turners are ready to follow their calling: serving God, family, and country. Fresh from seminary and basic training, Chaplain Turner and...
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