July 13, 2016 by Heidi Baumstark,Prison Fellowship®
The written word. It has the muscle to enlarge minds.
To touch hearts.
To educate and inspire.
That’s why Mike Oliver collects and organizes books each week that will be sent to Florida prisoners.
But there’s another reason.
books for prisonersFive years ago, Oliver, 72, was incarcerated and knows how good it felt to receive reading material while serving time. “When you’re in prison, you’re shut away and feel like nobody knows about you,” he told Pensacola News Journal.