July Needs

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord’s […]

Financial Shortfall

Dear Friends and Ministry Partners, I would first like to thank each one for the faithful support you have provided to help us reach individuals for the Kingdom. I realize that there are just so many dollars available for charitable donations and many Ministries needing assistance. We have a financial need this month to help […]

Discipleship Class Sponsor Needed

Friends and Ministry Partners, I am starting a new discipleship class “Moses and the Burning Bush” and am seeking two or three individuals who would be willing to sponsor the class. The material cost is $288.75 for the class. You may donate on line at www.blueridgeministries.org or by check payable to Blue Ridge Ministries mailed […]

Returning Hearts Success

Dear Friends and Ministry Partners, Trust you and your families are doing well. The Returning Hearts Celebration we hosted April 7th was a great success. We witnessed mothers and their children being reconciled and some giving their hearts to Christ. I received a letter from one of the mothers of one of the mom thanking […]

Returning Hearts at Camille Griffin Graham

Friends and Ministry Partners, The Returning Hearts Celebration we hosted at Camille Griffin Graham Correctional Institution was a huge success. We witnessed reconciliation between mothers and their children and individuals committing their lives to Christ. The Department of Corrections posted some pictures of the event on their internal website and we have already received positive […]

July / August 2012 Newsletter

Greetings Friends and Ministry Partners, We have seen God’s leading the past two months in the ministry. I am excited about what has taken place in just the past month. The Greenville News did a profile on the ministry August 1st and since that time we have received three contacts from DSS in Greenville, South […]

Treasures in Prison Cells

Friends and Ministry Partners, I thought you might like to read this and see Gods heart. Jim Treasures in Prison Cells Author Unknown, submitted by Robert Avila   It was late, and I was tired, wanting to go to sleep, but God wanted to talk. It was about midnight, but it dawned on me that […]

Letter to Friends and Ministry Partners

Greetings Friends and Ministry Partners, When we let go and let God take control it’s amazing to see what He can and will do.  It was 2001 when Blue Ridge Ministries was founded and it’s hard for me to believe what God has done in such a short time.  We began Great Dads seminars in […]

Article by SC Baptist Convention

This is an article SC Baptist did on the ministry, Jim http://www.scbaptist.org/link/courageousinmatesstory.htm   Courageous Brings Salvation, Discipleship to Inmates A South Carolina ministry held a screening of Courageous at a North Carolina prison in February that led to 38 inmates praying to receive Christ and 40 inmates joining in a Bible study based on relationship […]

Great Dads In Burgaw

Ouida and I were in Burgaw, NC this weekend at Pender Correctional for a Great Dads Seminar and a Forgiven Ministry One Day with God Camp we had 30 dads and 60 children with their caregivers. We were able to witness 14 individuals pray to receive Christ as their Savior. PRAISE the LORD!!! God also […]