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Why Cremation Is Pagan, Burial Is Christian

As Chuck Colson said, our worldview determines how we live. And even how we treat our dead.

Depressed About America? Here's Why We're OK

Given the many depressing trends and events both foreign and domestic that have bombarded us as Americans during the first quarter of 2016, I have found myself often calling to mind the admonition of the late, great Chuck Colson that it is a sin for Christians to be pessimistic. And, of course, he was, and is, right.

Chuck Colson's Final Speech: How to Win the Culture (Hint: It's Not Winning Elections)

Want to change the culture? Well, as Chuck Colson told us, don't place your hope in elections — as important as they are. Instead, look in the mirror.

Chuck Colson Influences Prison Reform Even After Death Through Task Force Named in His Honor

Charles Colson, once a prisoner, has been an inspiration to many people aching for a second chance. I am one of them.

Chuck Colson Was Not a Culture Warrior

And anyway, he stopped “winning” his battles a long time ago. W inning,” football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “is not a sometime thing; it's an all the time thing.” Chuck Colson was not much good at football, but he was good at winning. Show More Summary

Chuck Colson’s My Final Word is Serious Reading for ADD Readers

You consider yourself a deep reader and thinker, but you struggle with staying focused when you hold a book in your hands. You like to be challenged and engaged, but your ADD kicks in everytime you —look over there, I think that cat is chasing a squirrel– so you’ve probably already seen the advantage in […]

Kim Davis and Religious Freedom: Chuck Colson Predicted This

Stealth Christianity is certainly what culture and even the US government is pressuring believers to embrace today. County clerks, judges and local officials are confronted with the dilemma today when faced with their entanglement in Supreme Court sanctioned same-sex "marriage." The most public of cases is a Kentucky clerk named Kim Davis.

This Is About More than Abortion

From the diaries... By Anne Morse, compiler and co-author of My Final Word: Holding Tight to the Issues that Matter Most (Zondervan 2015) In the last few weeks, as I’ve given interviews about the collection of Chuck Colson memos gathered...Show More Summary

Why Chuck Colson Is the Ideal Millennial Role Model

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Five traits the late Watergate-implicated, prison reforming evangelist shared with Millennials. The post Why Chuck Colson Is the Ideal Millennial Role Model appeared first on OnFaith.

3 Reasons Millennials Must Read 'The Colson Way'

Never heard of Charles "Chuck" Colson? Neither had I until graduate school, a mere five years ago. It was a particularly challenging time in my life.

Chuck Colson's Last Book 'My Final Word' Hits on Hot Topics of Gay Marriage, Rise of Islam

Christian publisher Zondervan announced on Tuesday, on the third anniversary of the death of Charles W. "Chuck" Colson, that the influential evangelical's last published work is set to be released on Aug. 4, and will engage with hot-topic issues such as the rise of Islam and same-sex marriage, among others.

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.

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