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A Faithful and Loving Minister to Women in Prison

Jennifer Kostyal is the founder of Transformed by the Word, a national prison ministry for female inmates, as well as The House of Hope, a Christian-led Placement Center for women who have been rescued from sex trafficking, drugs, and alcohol. Jennifer is the national best-selling author of Finally Free, her life story of healing from sexual and religious abuse. She has also written three other books: Taking off the Robes, Finally Free Women’s Bible Study, and Courageous Prayers for Women, all of which help women learn to walk in victory in every area of their lives. Jennifer and her team have led thousands of female inmates to Jesus Christ and have witnessed the resulting joy experienced by these women behind prison walls. For more on this ministry follow the link below:


To open blind eyes, To bring our prisoners from the prison, Those who sit in darkness from the prison house.

- Isaiah 42:7

Tony & Mary Ann Thomas

After spending 18 years of my life in rehabs and prisons, I can say that my "REDEEMER LIVES!" In jail for my last time in 2019, I had enough of what my choices of sin had dealt to me. It brought me to my knees. It was there in that cell that I asked God to give me a new life, in HIM! I surrendered in that moment to God! It was then, that God began to reveal to me His love and purpose. I began to get involved in prison chapel and enrolled in the recovery program, establishing core foundations of my faith. Soon I heard the call to be an evangelist, and once released, I relocated to Wilmington, NC. Where I met my wife, Mary Ann Thomas. She too, has a passion for people to know Jesus. Together, we are answering the call, to evangelize and minister Christ to others who are in prison. Sharing love, hope, healing, and deliverance through Jesus Christ!

Howard & Judy Robinson

"Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit, saith the Lord." Zechariah 4:6

God has been using the Robinsons for more than twenty years to encourage and win souls for Christ, with inmates housed in the Brunswick County Jail & the New Hanover County Correctional Facility. At least 3 ministers came out of these facilities that are still laboring for God. Much talent is sadly wasted but many men are released with hope, as it is written in Joel 2:25, "God restores the years that the locusts have eaten away!"

Breaking The Chains Prison Ministry
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