Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Chuck Colson showing signs toward recovery

Apr 10, 2012

WASHINGTON (BP) -- Prison Fellowship founder Chuck Colson remains in critical condition following surgery on the surface of his brain but has made "slow" yet "encouraging" progress toward recovery, according to a statement from his ministry.

Over the Easter weekend, Colson "hit some important milestones," the April 10 statement said.

"He was awake for several hours on Holy Saturday, and he was taken off the ventilator. He was also able to speak for brief periods," the statement said. "Showing his characteristic grace, he said, 'Thank you very much,' to a nurse, even though she had to perform an uncomfortable procedure, and he also gave an affectionate greeting to Patty, his wife of more than four decades." the rest


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