The True Measure of a Man - Prison Edition - Audio

In our performance driven culture, this book provides liberating truth on how to be set free from the fear of failure, comparing ourselves to others, and the false ideas we have about masculinity. This Prison Edition has been adapted from the original The True Measure of a Man and is being used effectively to disciple inmate men in the Alabama and Georgia Correctional Facilities. The book, along with supplemental reading and study guides are the primary resources for an 8-week program. Leader training is also made available.


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This book communicates the truthful, Godly message as to what it truly means to be a man! The message in this book has made me an effective, godly mentor in the lives of other inmates.

Inmate, Bibb County Correctional Facility

The book’s chapter on contentment significantly deepened our conversation especially when we factored in the impact of understanding God’s calling and purpose. Suddenly, several men realized how even in prison, their lives have a purpose. It was an awesome moment!

Group Leader, Childersburg Correctional

Since being imprisoned and losing my family, I have surrendered my life to Christ. This book and the small group discussions give me strength and are allowing me to know God’s plan and purpose for me in prison.

Inmate, Donaldson Correctional Facility

Richard E. Simmons III

Richard is the best-selling author of The True Measure of a Man, Reliable Truth, The Power of a Humble Life, and more. His approach is structured and methodical, and his passion is transforming lives through gaining wisdom and applying truth to every area of life. In late 2000, he founded The Center for Executive Leadership, a not-for-profit, faith-based ministry in Birmingham, Alabama.

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