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Chuck Colson Has Died: Rest in the Peace of the Lord Whom You Served Courageously Comments

Chuck Colson, one of the great voices of the entire Christian community - Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox - has gone home to the Lord whom he served with such beauty and fidelity. He was eighty years old. Chuck Colson was a dynamically orthodox Christian leader, an historic figure who was chosen by God to help lead the recovery of Western Culture. He was an apostle of Christian Unity and a man of prophetic courage. May he rest ... Continue Reading

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  1. Stephany
    2 years ago

    Well David, one surely is glad that Mr. Colson saw the light, even if it causes you to be disturbed about it. Perhaps if more catholics, (like those who voted for Obama) would have seen the light four years ago, our most precious values as a nation as as people of faith would not be under attack today. Your post reeks of democrat partisanship.

  2. JoAnn
    2 years ago

    David E: How very Christian of you. I'm sure his family will be elated to read your kind condolences. What on Earth have we become? Prayers for you. God bless.

  3. David E.
    2 years ago

    Thoughts and prayers to his family are warranted and appropriate, indeed. However, to level such high fame, approaching adoration, on Mr. Colson, is crazy. Mr. Colson was in life, and until the day he died, a political operative and opportunist, who after Watergate used his prison "rebirth" to form political alliances between evangelicals, Catholics, and Republicans, a strategy which, to this day, provides great sources of income to similar opportunists while taking the GOP down a path of intransigence, polarization, purity tests, and ultimately, irrelevancy. Religion is worse off, not better, for having Mr. Colson and his kind inject the high levels of partisanship which are tearing apart the Church based on party affiliation.

  4. michaelpleonard
    2 years ago

    It was hearing Chuck Olson talking on the radio in Michigan that awoke in me the my conscience and inspired me to seek the truth and and eventually return to the Catholic Church about 6 years ago. He spoke the truth about scripture and life and I hope to thank him in person some day. Thank You for honoring such a wonderful human being deacon Keith. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let Your Perpetual Light shine upon him. May God Bless and Comfort all of Mr. Colsons family, friends, and all others who will miss him.

  5. Lino
    2 years ago

    I pray that the work God performed through Chuck Colson may bring much good fruit to the Church in these times. Lord God, raise up good and Godly men such as Chuck Colson to the fulfilment of Your will now and always. The Lord bless Chuck and his family. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let Thy perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.

  6. Christina
    2 years ago

    it pleased our Almighty God to call His servant, Mr. Colson, home this week, as Jesus our Lord promised to prepare a place for all who are His own (St. John 14:2-3). the Will of Almighty God has been been fulfilled. thanks be to Him for this. may His Name and Will be praised and honored everywhere.

  7. margaret
    2 years ago

    Dear Deacon,
    Thank you for a beautiful tribute to a true Christian. I work every day with Pentecostal Christians, some were cradle Catholics some had relatives who were. I am happy to say that we have grown to care for each other, we pray with each other and we have much common ground. I do pray that they will come into full communion with the Catholic Church so that they may receive Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.
    Eternal rest to Mr.Colson,a true and faithful servant of the Lord.

  8. Thelma
    2 years ago

    Dear Deacon,

    Thank you so much for writing this tribute to a great Christian leader. May he rest in Our Lord.

    God Bless You.

  9. mikem
    2 years ago

    so, Mr. Colson never did become a Catholic. and why was that? I really look forward to the Manhattan Declaration group moving forward under the exclusive direction of the Mr George's.

  10. jh
    2 years ago

    A lovely tribute, Deacon. May I say that I appreciate learning more about your background and seeing how God works in our lives to bring things together. All praise to Him..

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