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Chuck Colson’s Memorial Steeped in Prison Themes

posted on May 18, 2012

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. 

Read at Sojourners