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Chuck Colson’s Birthday, Loudon County’s School Board Abuses, and Euthanasia Denied

BreakPoint This Week

10/15/21

John Stonestreet

Maria Baer

John and Maria reflect on the ways Chuck Colson’s legacy endures at the Colson Center and remains powerfully visible in Prison Fellowship and the Angel Tree ministry.

Then, Maria asks John for clarity on the situation unfolding in Loudon County. According to some reports, the school board in that district failed to respond to abuse charges against a student identifying as a transgender girl.

To close, John addresses the inner workings of the euthanasia movement through the story of a woman in Columbia who is battling ALS. Columbia recently authorized euthanasia for the terminally ill, but this woman’s disease doesn’t qualify. John also discusses the faithfulness of her grandmother, how aging with dignity is more whole in a Christian worldview.

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