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What We Believe


We believe that prisoners who have a sincere experience with Jesus Christ will not only be law-abiding citizens upon release, but they will be people with vision and a passion to give their all for God, family, and community.

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What We Believe


We believe that prisoners who have a sincere experience with Jesus Christ will not only be law-abiding citizens upon release, but they will be people with vision and a passion to give their all for God, family, and community.

Our Staff


Our Staff


 

GREG VON TOBEL

founder & PRESIDENT 

Greg founded Prisoners For Christ in 1989 in the offices of Overlake Christian Church in Redmond, WA.  Having started ministering in King Co. Jail, he now leads international teams into new (and sometimes dangerous) countries. He continues to lead PFC with integrity and vision.  Click here to read his biography.

Click here to email Greg.

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Peyton BurkHart

Yard OUt Editor

A volunteer/staff editor and writer for Yard Out since 1996, Peyton is the vision and the hard work behind our newspaper for inmates which is distributed several times each year to over 1,250 institutions across the nation.

Click here to email Peyton.

  

Mike North

vp of communications

Mike joined PFC in 2012 to handle the duties of keeping our volunteers up to date with state requirements for going into jails & prisons. Mike’s degree in Applied Design comes in handy for creating PFC graphics, posters, and maintaining PFC's Web site and social media platforms.

Click here to email Mike.

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Rhonda Von Tobel 

BSCs Coordinator 

Rhonda began serving as a volunteer with PFC alongside her husband Greg in 1989.  She officially joined the staff in 2007 utilizing her many years of experience as a staff member at both Overlake Christian Church and Canyon Hills Community Church.  Rhonda processes all new requests from inmates enrolling in our Bible Study Correspondence School.

Click here to email Rhonda.

 

 

Brent Hoiosen

ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT

Brent began his association with Prisoners For Christ in 1993 volunteering as a Bible Study grader.  In 2002, the Lord called Brent into a full-time missionary staff position.  Brent is responsible for the PFC Pen Pal program, literature distribution, and assists the President with special assignments.

Click here to email Brent.

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Jill Payne-Holman

Senior vp of Operations

Jill joined the organization in 2004.  She handles all the major issues that pass through the ministry, serves as the bookkeeper for the organization, processes all financial donations, and is in charge of Human Resources.

Click here to email Jill.

Margaret La Pointe

Front Desk Coordinator

Margaret joined our staff in 2006  She coordinates a wide variety of projects ranging from overseeing the Bulk Mail Team volunteers, to writing and editing assignments, She uses her organizational skills, love of writing, and passion for prayer to run the Front Desk and coordinate the PFC Prayer Team.

Click here to email Margaret.

RICH SHEETS 

IT MANAGER 

Since 2002, Rich’s knowledge and dedication to PFC’s computer network has been vital to our mission.  Our office computers, phone system, and internet capabilities rely on Rich's expertise.  Rich currently manages PFC’s Information Technology needs from his home in Montana.

Click here to email Rich.