True Freedom Ministries has partnered with the Alpha Course, an International Ministry dedicated to spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ around the world. The Alpha Course as an introduction to Christianity’s basic theological tenets, presented by Nicky Gumble, a pastor and world-renown speaker and presenter. True Freedom is dedicated to planting this course in every prison in the state of Ohio within the next three years.
Alpha is a worldwide phenomenon. It’s found in over 169 countries. It’s run in tens of thousands of schools, prisons, homes and churches of all denominations. It’s given more than 19.6 million people the opportunity to explore the meaning of life. The Alpha course covers the basics of Christianity. It answers questions like: Who is Jesus? and Why did he die?
The Alpha course usually lasts 10 weeks, with a day or weekend getaway in the middle. Each week, guests gather for about two hours. They share an informal meal, sing a few songs, listen to a talk on how Christianity approaches the question at hand, then gather into small groups for discussion. The talks each week act as a springboard for small group discussions.