Chuck Colson and the Acton Institute

From the earliest days of the Acton Institute, Charles W. “Chuck” Colson was a staunch supporter and dear friend to many. On this page, we have gathered a variety of content including speeches, interviews with Acton publications and multimedia. As Prison Fellowship Ministries and the Colson Center put it, in a joint statement,  “Chuck’s life is a testimony to God’s power to forgive, redeem, and transform.”

Chuck Colson: A Life Redeemed

On the Acton PowerBlog, Rev. Robert A. Sirico writes: “One fact stands out, to my mind, namely that notwithstanding the profundity of Chuck’s spiritual transformation, the core of who he was remained and was purified and redirected. Chuck became God’s “hard man,” seeing to it that things got done that needed doing.”Because we owe the next generation economic opportunity, comprehensive budget reform is necessary (Read more)

"America's Challenge"

Interview with Charles W. Colson. Religion & Liberty, Winter 2007 (Read more)

"Biblical Worldview Crucial for the New Millennium"

Interview with Charles W. Colson. Religion & Liberty, November/December 1999 (Read more)

"How Now Shall We Live?"

Charles W. Colson's concluding keynote address at the October 1998 Acton Institute and Calvin College conference titled, “A Century of Christian Social Teaching: The Legacy of Leo XIII and Abraham Kuyper.” Colson was at the time president of Prison Fellowship Ministries (Read more)

"Challenges Facing the Culture"

Interview with Charles W. Colson. Religion & Liberty, July/August 1993 (Read more)

News: Charles W. Colson to Receive Acton Institute's Faith & Freedom Award (2006)


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Media

June 7, 1993: Charles Colson made his first appearance at an Acton event, speaking at Acton's 3rd Anniversary Dinner on the topic of "The Decline of American Values."
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October 26, 2006: Charles Colson made his second appearance at an Acton Annual Dinner, this time at the 16th Anniversary Dinner in order to accept the Faith and Freedom Award. His remarks centered around the importance of truth as the overriding issue of our day.
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