Latest Articles by CHARLES COLSON
Apr 10, 2012
When I was going through Watergate, my life was threatened repeatedly. And in the early years of my ministry with Prison Fellowship, the authorities had to monitor various individuals who had made threats against me.
Mar 26, 2012
You’ve heard me talk almost non-stop over the last two weeks about this huge threat to religious liberty from this administration, requiring employers to provide contraception and abortion-inducing medication for their employers.
But what makes this fight all the more difficult is the culture-wide misunderstanding about what sex is about and what it’s for. For example, Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania made headlines recently when it was learned that students could buy a morning-after pill, known as Plan B, from a vending machine in the student health center.
Mar 19, 2012
The most important talking point used by those who support the HHS contraception mandate is that the Catholic Bishops and their allies are “out-of-touch” and represent a minority view.
Mar 9, 2012
Charles Murray, whose book Losing Ground redefined the debate about welfare and the underclass thirty years ago, has a new book, Coming Apart. The book is about the increasing cultural divide among white Americans.
Mar 6, 2012
Radio host Rush Limbaugh had a bad week last week.
And thanks to his imprudent, unkind, and rude outburst against a female Georgetown University law student, so did the cause of religious freedom.
Feb 27, 2012
I suppose there may be a village in Kazakhstan whose inhabitants don’t know who Jeremy Lin is, although I doubt it. I am sure there are very few Americans who aren’t familiar with what the Wall Street Journal called Lin’s “quintessential underdog story.”
It has something for almost everyone: Lin’s off-the-bench heroics with the NBA’s New York Knicks, his Asian-American roots, Christian faith, and Ivy League background.
Feb 27, 2012
A well-known expression attributed to Albert Einstein defines insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
Feb 10, 2012
A recent Supreme Court decision is a victory for religious freedom. But we must remain vigilant.
A central concern of the Manhattan Declaration is the increasingly perilous state of religious liberty: scarcely a week goes by without yet another report about limitations on the right to practice our faith, at home as well as in the public square.
Feb 8, 2012
Folks, we have reached the point where Christians may be called to actively defy the government of the United States. This is a shocking and sobering statement, but I’m sorry to say it’s true.
If you’ve read the Manhattan Declaration -- and I pray you have read it and signed it -- you’ll know that we predicted this time would come. We just had no idea it would come so soon.
Jan 26, 2012
During the seemingly endless build-up to the Iowa caucuses, there was one consistent refrain repeated over and over. It’s like the big lie—the more you keep repeating it, the more people are going to believe it, but it remains a lie.