was in prison and you visited me.” Matthew
The Vision of Kairos ...
A Community Spiritually Freed From the Effects
of Imprisonment Reaching all Impacted by
Incarceration, Through the Love, Hope, and Faith
Found in Jesus Christ.
Mission of Kairos
mission of the Kairos Prison
Ministry is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus
Christ to impact the hearts and lives of incarcerated
men, women and youth, as well as their families, to become loving and
productive citizens of their communities.
Ministry International, Inc.
is a Christian faith based ministry which
addresses the spiritual needs of incarcerated men, women, youth and
their families. By sharing the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ,
Kairos hopes to change hearts, transform lives and impact the world.
KPMI sprang from the Cursillo
movement and is supported by
from the 4th day movements such as Cursillo, National
Episcopal Cursillo, Presbyterian
Cursillo, Lutheran Via
Upper Room's Walk
To Emmaus, and independently
as well as volunteers from independent and non-denominational churches.
As a ministry, Kairos embraces a diverse group of
volunteers working together to fulfill Christ's call to action in
KPMI is a ministry of the church...a
ministry of the apostles whom Jesus, the Christ, has called into
community and sent forth into the environment of the correctional
institution. KPMI has been called the best example of the early church
in existence today.
The Kairos program incorporates curriculum designed to build and
encourage pro-social character and behavior. Society spends over $60
billion/yr. to keep 2.3 million inmates incarcerated, whereas the
Kairos program is offered at no cost to State and Federal Institutions.
Its been said that it cost the government $1 million to keep "me"
locked up and a $100 program from Kairos to set "me" free.
KPMI is a 501 (C)(3)
corporation chartered in the State of Florida. The word, Kairos, is a
Greek word meaning in God's Special Time or in the Fullness of Time
indicating an opportunity for our participants and guests to
re-consideer their life choices - as hearts are changed, inmates begin
to take responsibility for their actions - it's like a front row seat
at a miracle - transforming lives and impacting the world.
operates three programs under the Kairos banner; Kairos Inside in men's
and women's prisons, Kairos Outside, and Kairos Torch. Detailed
information on the operation of each of these programs can be found at
on the MyKairos web site.