Chapter 2 – Qualifications And Preparation


Upon conclusion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Summarize the spiritual qualifications for a prison ministry worker.
  • Identify four areas of preparation vital to effective prison ministry.


Those who minister with inmates must be sure of their relationship with Christ, set a proper example, and always be ready to give an answer for the hope within them. While a person called to this ministry should demonstrate all the spiritual virtues taught in the Word, this chapter emphasizes the essential qualifications prison workers should possess:

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.