The Colson Center for Christian Worldview

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The Colson Center for Christian Worldview is a ministry that equips Christians to live out their faith with clarity, confidence, and courage in this cultural moment. The Colson Center helps everyday Christians live and defend the Christian worldview through the proclamation of Truth, leadership training, and collaboration with like-minded organizations.

BreakPoint - Hosted by John Stonestreet, our daily commentaries cut through the fog of the news cycle with truth and compassion, helping you see cultural trends in light of God's bigger story.

Colson Fellows - The gospel isn't a formula you apply to your life; it's the story you're meant to inhabit. Take a deep dive into Christian worldview and become the kind of believer who understands how creation, fall, redemption, and restoration all go together to form the only true Story of the world. And then live it here and now.

What Would You Say? - In a world where "truth" seems to change every 5 minutes, What Would You Say? provides you with answers for today's hardest questions. God's story doesn't change-no matter how much the world around you does.

Contact information

Mailing address:
The Colson Center
PO Box 62160
Colorado Springs, CO 80962


Phone: 877-322-5527

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 901117779

CEO/President: John Stonestreet

Chairman: Douglas Napier

Board size: 7

Founder: Charles W. Colson

Ruling year: 2016

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2016



1 Offer incisive content that cuts through the fog of relativism and the news cycle with truth and compassion.

2 Provide training that unlocks every believer's calling to restore culture.

3 Resource and activate a movement of Christians committed to cultural restoration.

Mission statement

To ignite hope by informing, equipping, and uniting the Body of Christ to live a Christian Worldview in the cultural moment.

Statement of faith

We believe that the Bible is God's inspired and authoritative Word. It is without error in all its teachings, including creation, history, its own origins, morality, and salvation. Christians must submit to its divine authority, both individually and corporately, in all matters of belief and conduct, which is demonstrated by true righteous living.

We believe in one God, Creator and Lord of the Universe, the co-eternal Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe that Jesus Christ, God's Son, was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, lived a sinless life, died a substitutionary death on the cross, rose bodily from the dead and ascended to heaven where, as truly God and truly man, He is the only mediator between God and man.

We believe God has created each human being, embodied as a male or a female, in His image, and that this gives sanctity to all human life from conception to natural death and moral significance to our conduct of our bodies.

We uphold the institution of marriage as the exclusive union of one man and one woman and as the sole relationship designed by God for sexual intimacy, as delineated in the Bible, which teaches that marriage is rooted in creation and points to the union of Christ and His Church.

We believe that all people are lost sinners and cannot see the Kingdom of God except through the new birth. Justification is by grace through faith in Christ alone.

We believe in the necessity of the work of the Holy Spirit for the individual's new birth and growth to maturity, and for the Church's constant renewal in truth, wisdom, faith, holiness, love, power, and mission.

We believe in one holy, universal, and apostolic church. Christians are called to gather as the church to worship God and witness concerning Jesus Christ, the Head of the church, preaching the gospel among all nations, demonstrating compassionate service to the needs of human beings, and promoting righteousness and justice.

We believe that Jesus Christ will personally and visibly return in glory to raise the dead and bring salvation and judgment to completion. God will fully manifest His kingdom when He establishes a new heaven and new earth, in which He will be glorified forever, and exclude all evil, suffering, and death.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Christian Growth

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating688 of 111338 of 61
Fund acquisition rating899 of 111451 of 61
Resource allocation rating669 of 111435 of 61
Asset utilization rating312 of 111321 of 61

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$95,843$145,487$105,234$110,021$126,668
Short-term investments$0$0$851$3,996$77
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$4,054,481$2,566,340$1,711,671$1,251,859$1,438,645
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,281$2,818$4,355$5,893$7,430
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$1,281$2,818$4,355$5,893$7,430
Total assets$4,055,762$2,569,158$1,716,026$1,257,752$1,446,075
Payables and accrued expenses$348,233$71,889$33,834$125,877$183,768
Other current liabilities$277,852$10,200$73,296$90,875$27,700
Total current liabilities$626,085$82,089$107,130$216,752$211,468
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$626,085$82,089$107,130$216,752$211,468
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$3,355,969$2,367,529$1,577,929$986,048$1,124,422
With donor restrictions$73,708$119,540$30,967$54,952$110,185
Net assets$3,429,677$2,487,069$1,608,896$1,041,000$1,234,607
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$5,639,002$4,516,148$3,620,274$2,764,326$2,525,891
Program service revenue$1,202,769$930,456$556,871$830,022$645,588
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income($1,403)$1,309$12,692$90$46
Other revenue$26,651$16,377$13,180$7,570$37,961
Total other revenue$1,228,017$948,142$582,743$837,682$683,595
Total revenue$6,867,019$5,464,290$4,203,017$3,602,008$3,209,486
Program services$4,757,324$3,718,464$2,735,750$2,881,935$2,293,161
Management and general$575,652$425,278$356,465$354,406$355,530
Total expenses$5,924,411$4,586,117$3,635,121$3,795,615$3,048,362
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$942,608$878,173$567,896($193,607)$161,124
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$942,608$878,173$567,896($193,607)$161,124


John StonestreetPRESIDENT$234,553
Stephen CravenDirector, Colson Fellows Progr$148,600
Brian BrownDirector, Programs$133,426
William BrownSenior Fellow/Dean Colson Fell$130,638
Delores DamewoodController$111,127
Stephen VerleyeChief Operating Officer$49,070

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2022

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