By Chuck Colson Editor’s note. Pro-life author and leader Chuck Colson passed away on Saturday. The following is one of his inspirational pro-life “BreakPoint” commentaries, delivered on May 19, 2011. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ English author Samuel Johnson once wrote that some truths are too important to be new. I’ll share with you some important old truths about …Continue reading "The Value of Human Life: The Gipper Got It Right"
By Dave Andrusko I was dutifully waiting to pick up two of my children from a concert when I heard the news we all knew was unfortunately coming: pro-life stalwart Chuck Colson had died. On March 31, Colson underwent two hours of surgery to remove a pool of clotted blood on the surface of his …Continue reading "Charles Colson: Rest in Peace"
Editor’s note. The following was distributed by Mr. Colson’s beloved Prison Ministries. We will have more on Monday. LANSDOWNE, Va., April 21, 2012— Evangelical Christianity lost one of its most eloquent and influential voices today with the death of Charles W. “Chuck” Colson. The Prison Fellowship and Colson Center for Christian Worldview founder died …Continue reading "Pro-Life Author and Champion Chuck Colson Dies"
By Dave Andrusko Like many of you, I have kept close track of the condition of pro-life author Chuck Colson, who underwent surgery to remove a pool of clotted blood on the surface of his brain. Wednesday morning, Jim Liske, CEO of Prison Fellowship Ministries, issued the following statement: Dear Friends: It is with a …Continue reading "Pro-Life Author and Teacher Chuck Colson Near Death, Associate Says"
By Dave Andrusko Chuck Colson, pro-life author and founder of Prison Fellowship Ministries, has shown signs of recovery after undergoing surgery to remove a pool of clotted blood on his brain, according to Jim Liske, CEO of Prison Fellowship Ministries. “Colson can hear, process information and execute commands given to him – ‘And that makes …Continue reading "Chuck Colson Gives Thumbs Up, Shows Signs of Recovery"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This first ran in September, a follow up to other stories that commented on an incredible story that ran in the New York Times. Some stories just “won’t go away,” and rightly so. The aftershocks of Ruth Padawer’s “The Two-Minus-One Pregnancy” [www.nytimes.com/2011/08/14/magazine/the-two-minus-one-pregnancy.html?_r=2&ref=magazine] continues to be felt more than two months …Continue reading "The Story that Just Won’t Go Away"
By Dave Andrusko There are a handful of genuine pro-life literary classics. I will not begin to list them for fear of omitting others that rightly belong on a list of books and videos that shaped our Movement. However, for purposes of illustrating a point, I will mention one: President Ronald Reagan’s “Abortion and the …Continue reading "Revisiting “Some truths that are too Important to be New”"