The Colson Fellows Program educates people of strong faith with relevant skills, biblical knowledge, and a solid Christian worldview, so you can navigate today's culture and help re-shape it in a way that is pleasing to God.
How does God restore a broken culture?
With people like the Colson Fellows:
people like you.
Colson Fellows Program founder Chuck Colson understood personally about Christ’s power to accomplish great things through imperfect people. His own experience drove him to build a program that would help Christian leaders to live out “a biblical view of all of life.” Today, Colson Fellows are on the front lines of Christian ministry and influence.
What do you get when you join the
Colson Fellows Program Houston Affiliate?
Lower Cost & Less Travel
- Tuition is $950 for the year which is 55% of the cost of the national program
- Significantly lower overall cost since the affiliate program does not require travel to the national residencies
- Financial aid is available to qualified candidates
Resources to Help You Succeed
- A local mentor to assist you through the program, pray for your success, and be there to answer questions.
- Opportunity to interface with the authors of many of the books as part of our monthly meetings
- Regular advice from past graduates on key parts of the program including the teaching assignment, 3 year ministry plan, and managing the workload
Local Network & Monthly Meetings
- Work through the curriculum with a local group of like-minded Christians
- Monthly face-to-face meetings to help you process the books and videos.
- We meet the second Saturday of each month from August through April at The Bible Seminary in Katy.
Are There Colson Fellow Graduates Here in the Houston Area?
Yes. There are > 15 graduates in the greater Houston area. Four of them are facilitating the Houston Affiliate. To read more and contact one of the Houston area Colson Fellows, click the button to the right.
Colson Fellows Program Houston Affiliate Overview
- The Program
- Unique Training Experience
- The Curriculum
- Advantages of participating through the Houston Affiliate
- Monthly Meeting Dates
The Program is designed for thoughtful Christians who are:
- Interested in applying their faith in every area of their life
- Sensing God leading them into a new season of insight and ministry
- Wanting to join a fellowship of Christians committed to engaging the culture of Christ
- Willing to devote meaningful time each week to learn and grow
The Colson Fellows Program weaves four strands together to form a unique training experience:
- Spiritual Transformation --- We emphasize holistic discipleship as the key to effective Christ-centered living.
- Clear Vision --- We teach a Christian worldview that is both faithful to the Scriptures and applicable to our times.
- Practical Skills --- We focus on real-life ways of bringing Biblical redemption and restoration to bear on the most signifiant issues of our culture.
- Powerful Network --- We nurture a support group of like-minded men and women who are committed to changing the world around us.
The curriculum is designed for men and women with busy, complex lives with structured content and flexibility in timing. Key components include:
- Reading thought provoking books from leading Christian authors
- Watching the daily Breakpoint and completing the daily devotional
- Interacting with leading Christian thinkers through webinars
- Watching videos that provide further insight on the topics we are studying
- Watching videos of presentations given at National residencies
- Completing the Strength Finder assessment
- Teaching others about worldviews
- Developing a 3 year ministry plan
- Monthly face-to-face meetings to help you process the books and other content
- Lower cost and less travel than the national program
- Past graduates and a dedicated mentor helping you successfully complete the program requirements
- Development of relationships with local, like-minded Christians
- Opportunity to interface, in a small group setting, with many of the authors of the books that we are reading
The Houston Affiliate will meet the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Bible Seminary in Katy.
Here are the dates for the monthly meetings:
Here are the dates for the monthly meetings:
- August 11, 2018
- September 8, 2018
- October 13, 2018
- November 10, 2018
- December 8, 2018
- January 12, 2019
- February 9, 2019
- March 9, 2019
- April 13, 2019
- May 11, 2019