From the May/June, 2012 issue of Touchstone
culture The Centurion by James M. Kushiner

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 b . . .


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