Episode 011: JR Woodgates, The Former Voice Of America’s Life Changing Story Of Redemption

In this eleventh episode of the Detention to Redemption podcast, I interview J.R. Woodgates from Washington D.C. Mr. Woodgates is a former radio personality for the U.S. Government working for the Voice of America for 27 years. Although a lot of things were going well for Mr. Woodgates in 2006 he spent nine months inside of a federal prison in North Carolina. He explains how that he found an incredible depth of Christian friendship and fellowship inside of prison like nothing he has ever seen on the outside. Mr. Woodgates already a Christian, shares how that prison was a sanctifying time for him and how he was very involved in the ministry inside of prison when he was incarcerated. Mr. Woodgates has a passion for the incarcerated and is now an advocate for restorative justice, he wants prisoners everywhere to learn about and experience the relief, restoration and empowerment they can enjoy as repentant, forgiven, and blessed sons of the Father.

510zioJQlRL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Being affected by his stay in prison, Mr. Woodgates has authored “Daily Light on the Prisoner’s Path.” “Daily Light on the Prisoner’s Path” is a comprehensive Christian resource available for men behind bars.  Pat Nolan the Director for the Center For Criminal Justice Reform and the former Vice President of Prison Fellowship says that this book is a treasure “This book inspires, consoles and helps focus the reader on his relationship with God. To a prisoner it will be a lifeline. Prisons are very dark places; the Devil owns the corridors. However, this book will shine brightly and give hope to prisoners.” You can buy this book by clicking on its picture.

You will be blessed and challenged by this interview so I encourage you to listen to it and share this podcast with your friends.


J.R. Woodgates’s Website,  Prisoners Path Books

J.R. Woodgate’s Email, prisonerspathbooks@gmail.com

Books Recommended by J.R. Woodgates

Power Evangelism

The Super Natural Power Of A Transformed Mind



If you have been touched by the music that is shared during this podcast you can buy an album that was written and recorded inside of prison at http://anothercaptivefree.com/

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