The founder of Prison Fellowship Ministries Chuck Colson passed away this weekend at 80. We'll tell you more further on……
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Christian leaders celebrated the life and work of Chuck Colson this weekend and remembered him as a great friend, mentor, apologist and witness for Christ. the 80 year old founder and head of Prison Fellowship Ministries passed away Saturday afternoon, just over three weeks after suffering from a brain hemorrhage . Colson became a committed Christian while the Watergate Scandal charges were still pending against him and after a friend gave him a copy of the C.S. Lewis book Mere Christianity. Prominent Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias called Colson "a prophet for our times"