Chuck Colson’s Memorial Steeped in Prison Themes

At Sojourners, Adelle Banks, writing for Religion News Service, covers the memorial of Chuck Colson, the founder of Prison Fellowship. Colson, a former Nixon aide who “served seven months in prison on Watergate-related charges,” was “transformed” by his faith while in prison. An ex-convict turned chaplain, Danny Croce, said, “Though they don’t give you a Bible in school, Chuck made sure you had one in jail.” The service “drew about 1,200 people,” a testament to his influence. 

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