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Prison Reform, the Colson Way

Here at BreakPoint, we think about Chuck Colson quite a bit. And I'm happy to say that when it comes to prison reform, Congress has remembered him also.

Two Words for Christians in 2015: Clarity and Hope

I am convinced, especially after the chaos of Ferguson and the response to the CIA Torture Report, that Christians need to be more careful than ever to avoid what Chuck Colson so often called the political illusion. Our cultural divisions...Show More Summary

A Just War? What Chuck Would Say About the US and ISIS

You can call it what you want. Airstrikes. Limited military action. Leading a coalition. But let's face it, the U.S. is at war again in the Middle East. In times like these, I can't help but wonder what my friend Chuck Colson would have thought.

Congress Set to Pass 'Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections' to Facilitate Prison Reform

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 Hosts 'I Am Second Live' in Dallas; Stars in Movement's 100th Film, Celebrates 20 Million Views

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

The Next Chuck Colson? There Are Thousands of Them

"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.

Tales of Infanticide: Abandoned in Sewers, Saved in a “Drop Box”

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 [...]

Chuck Colson: Recalling a Vision of Unity

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.

Chuck Colson's Passion: Prison Reform

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.

It’s a Cultural Thing: light a candle

by Eric Metaxas January 2, 2012 ( - 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…

WFB & Chuck Colson on Religious Freedom

“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

Election 2012: It's Over, What Next?

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

Chuck Colson Would Be Proud of Billy Graham's 'Endorsement'

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.

Against the Stream

Chuck Colson had a prophetic voice because he first had a servant's heart.

Chuck Colson on Christianity and Politics

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You Are Sexually Broken

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Dead Chuck Colson Center would like you to know that your orgasm should not be "the highest goal" in your life.

Dead Chuck Colson Center Backs Exodus' Move To Renounce "Ex-Gay" Therapy

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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.

Why Catholics and Evangelicals Can Be United Against Nihilism

Chuck Colson's vision for Christian unity and full-orbed reform lives on.

Video: Posthumous punditry with the late Chuck Colson

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

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...

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