INTERVIEW by James M. Kushiner

The Centurion

Prison Fellowship Founder Charles Colson’s Final Mission for Christian Faith & Culture

Charles (Chuck) Colson, former White House aide to President Richard Nixon, pled guilty to obstruction of justice in Watergate-related charges and spent seven months in Alabama’s Maxwell Prison, entering in 1974 as a new Christian. He founded Prison Fellowship in 1976. It has become the world’s largest outreach ministry to prisoners, ex-prisoners, and their families. In 1993 Colson was awarded the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, donating the $1 million prize to Prison Fellowship. He has written over 30 books, including his autobiographical Born Again (1976) and How Now Shall We Live? (co-authored with Nancy Pearcey, 1999). In 1991 he launched BreakPoint, a daily . . .

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