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