Discipleship Unlimited is a multi-faceted prison ministry based in Gatesville and Marlin, Texas
Since 1974, thousands of people inside and outside prison walls have felt our impact as we build up the body of believers through prayer, study, accountability, and Biblical truth. DU programs are designed to lead men and women to a lifelong commitment to Jesus Christ.
When those in prison need to be hospitalized or given hospice care, they are moved to the Carol Young Unit in Texas City. Our team made its annual visit this January, beginning on Thursday night at the medical unit.
Jesus was born in a manager! And He identifies with those who are poor and homeless.
Read about the experiences of Kim Jackson, a DU and CIPP volunteer.
Linda takes a look at the past, present, and future, and gives her reasons for being thankful during this season.
More than 600,000 people will leave prison this year, but many, because of fear of failure, are afraid to set goals or make a plan. We’re taking this fear head on with a curriculum geared for reentry and a team of X-offenders willing to return to prison to provide helpful tools.
More than 50 years ago, I knelt on my kitchen floor in desperation. I cried out to God, and He ambushed me with His amazing love. My heart was broken, and He applied the balm of Gilead.
Repeatedly the women in our Celebrate Recovery groups request the song "You Rescued Me," singing out with all their hearts and souls
Find out how His redemptive word has changed attitudes and lives inside the Protective Custody Unit at Mountain View.
Find out what happens at Reignite, our annual weekend reunion of volunteers, ex-offenders, and their families.
Most of the women in white carry shame so deep that they cannot bear to articulate their pain. Learn how bringing it to light helps healing.
Every DU program is designed to lead men and women to salvation through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Our goal is to transform hearts from the inside out.
We operate multiple faith-based dorms that allow women to grow in their faith and live in accountable relationships.
Ministry and outreach
DU also offers weekly programs and yearly outreaches that enrich inmates, including ministry to women on death row and in protective custody.