If Colson was dissembling about his hard-won faith in Christ, the result of imprisonment for his part in Watergate -- a possibility I don't accept for a millisecond -- his was an odd way of staging a comeback: witnessing Christ's love to...
Thank you for this article. We will certainly miss Chuck Colson. I wanted to note that I believe that Mr. Colson accepted Christ before his imprisonment. He made that point in an interview he had on Moody radio. I also think Cal Thomas recently debunked the idea that Colson had ever said he would "run over his grandmother" even before his conversion. But it does reflect his dedication to this world at that time.
The power of redemption is the one concept a cynical, self-regarding epoch -- ours -- can't quite get its arms around, especially, perhaps, in the case of the late Chuck Colson. Can the guy have been right in the head? Wasn't he putting us on with all this Sweet Jesus business he performed in prisons all over the world?
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