By Gillian Flaccus Associated Press - The Washington Times Shares
"When I tell people that I'm grateful for the 15 years 4 months that I was sentenced to, people look at me like I'm crazy or maybe on some kind of medication, and they ask 'Why?' and I tell them, 'Well, it took that for me to find out who Jesus is and really fall in love with him and let him do his work in me,' " he said. "Had I not been arrested, I'm sure I would be dead."
For all that he has lost, however, Ross says he found something far greater behind bars thanks to a college-level seminary course that trains inmates to plant churches and evangelize in poor communities upon their release.