When Congress passes its omnibus spending bill this month, it will include funding for a prison reform task force named after the late Prison Fellowship founder and best-selling evangelical author Charles "Chuck" Colson.
Eric Metaxas, New York Times bestselling author who has written for Veggie Tales and Chuck Colson, is featured in the 100th "I Am Second" film that will launch on Thursday. More than 10 million people have visited the "I Am Second" website...Show More Summary
"Is Eric Metaxas the Next Chuck Colson?" That was the jarring Washington Post headline a couple of days ago. At least it was jarring to me, because the simple answer is an emphatic NO. But a more nuanced answer would be a very qualified "yes," but I'll get to that in a minute.
Overcome evil with good—that was Chuck Colson’s mantra. And nowhere is it more applicable than in the fight against abortion, as one loving Korean pastor is proving. The images and video broadcast around the world triggered shock and disgust: a team of Chinese firefighters sawed open a narrow sewage pipe and removed a screaming newborn [...]
A day does not pass when I do not miss my beloved friend, Chuck Colson. I confess that I still have not come to terms with his death. I sometimes find myself reaching for the telephone to consult him on a question or to share a thought or idea that has occurred to me. Then I remember that he is gone from us – now more than a year ago.
These reforms are already having an impact: after nearly four decades of explosive growth, the prison population in the U.S. has dropped for the second year in a row. And despite locking up fewer people, the crime rate nationally and in reform states like Texas has continued to drop.
by Eric Metaxas January 2, 2012 (Breakpoint.org) - One of my favorite quotes by Chuck Colson is one he might have spoken again after the November elections: “The kingdom of heaven will not arrive on Air Force One.” In other words, if we want to change our culture for the better, we should not put all our eggs into…
“I have wondered why the courts’ assault on self-government in the matter of religion and the schools is treated with such docility, and have concluded that is so because antireligious sanctions appeal to secularist sensibilities,” William F. Show More Summary
Whether you voted for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, whether you're recovering from your all-night celebration or drying the tears from your pillow, today's a good day, as Chuck Colson reminded us, to heed these words of the Apostle Paul:...Show More Summary
I was in Europe when I first heard of Billy Graham's "endorsement" of Mitt Romney. I was skeptical of this report because I knew that Graham was not in the habit of endorsing a particular candidate for any political office. When I saw a copy of Billy Graham's statement, it made a lot more sense.
Chuck Colson had a prophetic voice because he first had a servant's heart.
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The Dead Chuck Colson Center would like you to know that your orgasm should not be "the highest goal" in your life.
Even if Jesus finally gets you to stop stealing, that doesn't mean you're not still tempted to shoplift in Wal-Mart. But however fucked up way they get there, the increasing Christianist move away from brainwashing and torture is certainly welcome.
Chuck Colson's vision for Christian unity and full-orbed reform lives on.
The Colson Center has released a beyond-the-grave "Two Minute Warning" video, reminding us mortals still here on Earth of how much energy the late Mr. Colson directed towards convincing America that discrimination is the courageous position in the same-sex marriage...
Last month Manhattan Declaration co-author Chuck Colson went to that great Watergate prison cell in the sky, but his legacy of avowed civil disobedience against same-sex marriage lives on. Via press release, here's their advice on how...Show More Summary
Nixon’s henchman launched the largest prison ministry in America. Mansfield Frazier asks whether it violates the First Amendment.
Once a person has committed the sin of gossip, the only way to atone for this horrible sin is to force oneself to understand just how emotionally painful it is to live alone. I thought of this last week when reading about the life and death of Chuck Colson.