Charles W. Colson
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Charles W. Colson

The well-known story of Charles Colson's transformation from President Richard Nixon's "hatchet man" who was "incapable of humanitarian thoughts" to founder of the Prison Fellowship Ministries and internationally recognized Christian author and speaker is a triumph of God finding a man and a man finding God. His 1973 conversion to Christianity was followed by a guilty plea to obstruction of justice and a seven-month prison sentence in 1974. He founded Prison Fellowship Ministries in 1976, fulfilling a promise made to fellow inmates that he would "never forget those behind bars."

Charles Colson's first book, "Born Again," was released in 1976 and instantly became an international best seller. He has authored 16 books that have collectively sold more than 5 million copies worldwide, including "Justice That Restores," "How Now Shall We Live?," "Burden of Truth," "Answers to Your Kids' Questions," "The Good Life," "Gideon's Torch," "Why America Doesn't Work," "Kingdoms in Conflict," and "Loving God."

The phenomenal growth of Prison Fellowship Ministries over the last 25 years leads Charles Colson and some 50,000 volunteers to serve the needs of prisoners in over 88 countries. In addition to Prison Fellowship, he founded Justice Fellowship, Neighbors Who Care, and Angel Tree. Angel Tree is a program that provides Christmas presents to more than 500,000 children of inmates annually. He is also a syndicated columnist, international speaker, and commentator on the nationally syndicated radio broadcast "BreakPoint." He received the prestigious Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion in 1993 and donated the $1 million prize to Prison Fellowship's Endowment Fund.

Charles Colson remains committed to the unity of the church, the relationships between church and state, and the struggle between the spiritual and secular worlds. He constantly encourages Christians to understand biblical faith as an entire worldview and to adopt biblical faith as a perspective on all life.

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Best Sellers

    • Born Again

    • What Really Happened to the White House Hatchet Man
    • By: Charles Colson
    • Narrated by: Jon Gauger
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 306

    The former White House counsel for President Richard Nixon describes his search for meaning amid the Watergate scandal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Read

    • By Cindy on 08-27-12
    • What Really Happened to the White House Hatchet Man
    • By: Charles Colson
    • Narrated by: Jon Gauger
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 07-07-11
    • 5 out of 5 stars 336 ratings

    Regular price: $32.19

    • Loving God

    • By: Charles W. Colson, Eric Metaxas - foreword
    • Narrated by: Tommy Cresswell
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    A few years after Chuck Colson became a Christian, he realized that the more he learned about God’s love for him, the more he wanted to know how to love God. This book is the masterpiece Colson wrote....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read!

    • By Ari on 09-22-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • How Now Shall We Live

    • By: Charles Colson
    • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Christianity is more than a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It is also a worldview that answers life's basic questions and shows us how we should live as a result of those answers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 1st Audio

    • By MELISSA on 04-26-16

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Faith

    • What Christians Believe, Why They Believe It, and Why It Matters
    • By: Charles W. Colson, Harold Fickett
    • Narrated by: Charles W. Colson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    In this powerful book, Chuck Colson and Harold Fickett identify the unshakable tenets of the faith that Christians have believed through the centuries....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic. Great Read. Nothing better.

    • By Brian on 07-21-08

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Being the Body

    • By: Charles Colson, Ellen Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Charles Colson, Ellen Vaughan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Many believe Charles Colson and Ellen Vaughn¿s The Body to be the watershed book of the past decade....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even more relevant today. Very motivating!

    • By Laura and Aaron on 07-31-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Good Life

    • By: Charles Colson, Harold Pickett
    • Narrated by: Todd McLauren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Sharing from his own life, as well as the stories of others, Chuck Colson exposes the counterfeits of the good life and leads listeners to the only true source of meaning and purpose: Jesus Christ....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book

    • By D. Lichtenstein on 10-13-16

    Regular price: $23.79

    • My Final Word

    • Holding Tight to the Issues that Matter Most
    • By: Charles W. Colson, Anne Morse
    • Narrated by: Maurice England
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    In My Final Word, longtime Colson coauthor Anne Morse has selected and arranged pieces Colson wrote mostly during the last decade of his life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful insights

    • By Garry Wilson on 08-23-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Sky Is Not Falling

    • Living Fearlessly in These Turbulent Times
    • By: Charles Colson
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Amid a rising tide of despair comes a trusted voice of hope and reason....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Sky is not Falling

    • By Jinny on 07-31-12

    Regular price: $16.09

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