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A running list of news posts and announcements, posted by the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. News on some of the major issues we look at every week, with a brief commentary and perhaps a few links to what some of our writers or speakers are saying about these issues.

Media Posts on Chuck Colson

We are updating a partial list of media posts on Chuck

Topics: Chuck Colson

Note: We will update this list regularly, as we discover new articles. Each entry will be placed in published date order. Feel free to comment at the bottom of this page and share links you feel are apropos (comments are moderated). We will share the best here.

Acton Institute: Celebrating Chuck Colson "Like I Am"

Calvin College: Chuck Colson at the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper & Leo XIII Conference

Memorial Service for Charles "Chuck" Colson - National Cathedral at the  Washington, DC

June 27, 2012
Christianity Today - editorial: Why Catholics and Evangelicals Can Be United Against Nihilism

June 3, 2012
Christian Post - Dan Delzell: Evangelicals and Catholics Together Getting Born Again

May 24, 2012 - Kevin Davis: The Death of Moderate Evangelicalis

May 21, 2012
BreakPoint - Radio Special - ''Chuck Colson: A Life Remembered''

May 18, 2012
CBN - Paul Strand: Chuck Colson Remembered for His 'Heart of Gold'

May 16, 2012
Washington Post - Adelle M. Banks: Chuck Colson’s memorial steeped in prison themes
Washington Post - Charles W. Colson funeral photos
World - Emily Belz: 'Work to be done'
The Dove -  Interview with Rev. Dr. Timothy George on Chuck Colson
First Things - George Weigel: Charles W. Colson, R.I.P.

May 14, 2012
CNN - TConstantino: Chuck Colson Remembered: a Life of Service and Faith "On Thursday, Reverend Apo facilitated a memorial service for Mr Colson at the Fiji Corrections Services bure in Suva."

May 13, 2012
The Fiji Times ONLINE - Geraldine Panapasa: A journey to redemption

May 7, 2012
Weekly Standard - Fred Barnes: Charles Colson, 1931 - 2012

May 6, 2012
The Daily Reporter - Mike McManus: Part II of II: Chuck Colson: Prophet to the church

May 2, 2012
Salvo - Robin Phillips: From ‘hatchet man’ to Christian Apologist Phillips provides an important overview of Chuck Colson's life.
Frist Things - Stephanos Bibas: Colson’s Enduring Legacy - Douglas E. Baker: Colson's Conversion -- Of Sorts

May 1, 2012
Frist Things - Thomas G. Guarino: A Catholic Appreciation of Chuck Colson
The importance of Evangelicals and Catholics Together of which Colson was a co-founder.
Idaho Press-Tribune -Hakim Hazim: Christ and the criminal: lessons from Chuck Colson

April 29, 2012
The Daily Reporter - Mike McManus: Part I of II: Chuck Colson — God’s man
Washington Times - Rebecca Hagelin: Colson’s Nixon years prologue to real story
Town Hall - Michael Youssef: Chuck Colson: The Great Encourager

April 28, 2012
The Economist - Charles Colson, political operative and prison reformer, died on April 21st, aged 80
Christian Post - Matthew Lee Anderson:The Passing of the Torch(?): Thoughts on the Passing of Charles Colson
Christian Post - John Stonestreet: Let's Get on With It: Building Coalition for the Kingdom

April 27, 2012
The WAVA tribute to Chuck Colson will air on Friday, April 27th  from 4pm thru to at least 6:30 pm.

April 27, 2012
Christian Post - Eric Metaxas: Chuck Colson Never Left Prison
BreakPoint Blog - Gina Dalfonzo: From belief to action -- not the other way around - Michael Yossef: Chuck Colson: The Great Encourager - Susan Harrison Wolffis: A jail-house conversion worth remembering

April 25, 2012
Huffington Post - Lanny J. Davis: My Chuck Colson Lesson
Pathoes - David Dockery: Chuck Colson's Dream for Christian Higher Education
Christian Post - Erika Harold, Former Miss America, for Congress? Cites Chuck Colson as Mentor
The Republic - Terry Mattingly: Religion: Why Colson spent Easter in prisons
World Magazine (May 5, 2012 issue) - Mindy Belz: Setting captives free
World Magazine - Marvin Olasky: The Frank Schaeffer mystery (M.O. is responding to a F.S. caustic attack of Chuck Colson.)
CNN - William Bennett: Chuck Colson fought for the forgotten - Chuck Colson Remembered

April 24, 2012
Intelligent Design NEWS - David Klinghoffer: What Made Chuck Colson Great
The Washington Post - Stephanos Bibas: From Watergate to redemption
James Dobson's Family Talk - The Use and Abuse of Power - I: Guest Chuck Colson 1931 - 2012
Journal Sentinel Online -  Lisa Stackpole: - Colson was more than a hatchet man
The Institute for Religion & Democracy - Mark Tooley - An Unintended Tribute to Chuck Colson from the Left

April 23, 2012
Washington Post - John Dean: Prison set Chuck Colson free
National Review Online - Cal Thomas, George Weigel, Bill Bennett, Charlotte Allen, Tony Perkins, and others remember Chuck Colson: Colson's Life and Legacy
Wall Street Journal - John J. Dilulio Jr.: Chuck Colson and Second Chances
Bill Bennett Show - Robert George: On the life and legacy of Chuck Colson
Christianity Today - Russell D. Moore: Chuck Colson and the Conscience of a Hatchet-Man
Ruth Institute - Jennifer Roback Morse: Podcasts with Chuck Colson (September 1, 2011)
New York Times - Ross Douthat: Charles Colson, R.I.P.
Foreign Policy - Will Imboden: Chuck Colson and American foreign policy
This article is about Chuck's influence on foreign policy. - Deacon Keith Fournier: Chuck Colson Has Died: Rest in the Peace of the Lord Whom You Served Courageously
Crosswalk - Jim Tonkowich:
The Wideness of Worldview: Remembering Chuck Colson
LA Times - Michael McGough: Colson's legacy includes the success of Santorum
Moody Radio - Chris Fabery Live!: Remembering Chuck Colson
Billy Graham Archives - David Osielski: Charles W. “Chuck” Colson (1931-2012)
Capitol Weekly - Wayne Hughes, Jr.: Remembering Chuck Colson: From felon to fellowship

April 22, 2012
NPR - Joel Rose: Chuck Colson's Greatest Legacy May Be His Story
Washington Post Opinion - Michael Gerson: Charles Colson found freedom in prison - This is a thrilling tribute and a must-read.
Weekly Standard - Peter Wehner: Charles Colson, 1931 2012
The Telegraph (UK): Charles Colson
Detroit Free Press: Tough Nixon aide turned to faith: He founded prison ministry after Watergate

April 21, 2012
Christianity Today - Jonathan Aitken: Remembering Charles Colson, a Man Transformed
Fox News - Cal Thomas: Remembering Charles 'Chuck' Colson
Christianity Today - Sarah Pulliam Bailey: Q & A: Karl Rove on Chuck Colson’s Influence
Christianity Today: Evangelical Leader Chuck Colson Dead at 80
TIME Magazine: The Watergate Dirty Trickster Who Found God: Charles Colson (1931-2012)
Associated Press: "Washington remembering Watergate's Charles Colson." - contains tributes from many leading politicians.

NPR - Joel Rose: Chuck Colson's Greatest Legacy May Be His Story
Christian Post -
Anugrah Kumar: Christian Leaders Remember Their Hero Chuck Colson Amid Media Skepticism
Huffington Post - Jessica Gresko: Watergate figure Charles Colson has died at 80
Christian Post - Wallace Henley: Reflections on Chuck Colson's Death by a Fellow Nixon Aide
Christian Post - Will Nance: Chuck Colson: Goodbye, Friend and Hero
National Review - Rich Lowry: Charles Colson RIP
National Review - Mona Charen: Charles Colson RIP
Washington Post: Charles Colson, Nixon’s ‘dirty tricks’ man, dies at 80 Watergate Figure Charles Colson Has Died at 80
CNN International: Watergate figure, Christian leader Chuck Colson dies
Reuter's via - Bill Trott: Watergate figure, ministry founder Charles Colson dies
The Daily Beast - David Sessions: How Nixon Aide Chuck Colson’s Ideas Transformed American Evangelicalism
Sacramento Bee: Gary Bauer calls Chuck Colson "An intellectual giant and national example of a life well lived"
CBN: Prison Fellowship's Chuck Colson Dies at 80
HNN - Stephen Reed: Like C.S. Lewis, Chuck Colson found the best knowledge through faith Charles Colson, rest in peace
Christian Post - Ginny Dent Brant: Lessons from Chuck Colson: A Heaven-Bent Transformer of this World

Colson's Final Speech (note - this has most of the text of the speech Chuck was giving at the Wilberforce Weekend when he had to stop, sit down and be wheeled to an ambulance. It is a direct charge to the church to move forward into addressing our culture.)