The Colson Center for Christian Worldview

Integrating Faith and Truth for Transformed Living

Not long after his 1975 release from prison, former Nixon special counsel and Watergate figure Chuck Colson established what was to become the world's largest prison ministry: Prison Fellowship. And within a decade, the ministry had grown dramatically: volunteers were holding in-prison Bible studies and seminars across the country. But Prison Fellowship was losing ground. No matter how fast the ministry recruited new volunteers, it simply couldn't keep up with the nation's exploding prison population. And this was at a time when the country was enjoying economic prosperity—so why were more people ending up behind bars?

It was not until Colson found the landmark 1977 study...

 
This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #21, Summer 2012 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo21/the-colson-center-for-christian-worldview

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