John Haeffele has had the opportunity to share his story on radio and at prisons, prison ministry workshops and churches throughout Illinois. He was the keynote speaker for Christian Library International’s Advance the Light Dinners in Atlanta, Georgia and Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina. John is the author of the book, “Therefore I Have Hope,” founder of The Prodigal One ministry and writes a weekly blog, “Beyond the Pigs.”  John will soon be releasing videos illustrating the connection between Biblical scenarios and his own personal experiences. John lives in East Peoria Illinois with his wife Julie and sons Jon and Nick.