Emily Colson

Emily Colson is an author, a public speaker, and an advocate for persons with disabilities. In her book Dancing with Max – awarded “Book of the Year” by the Austism Society – Emily and her father, the late Chuck Colson, share the struggle and beauty of life with Emily’s son with autism, Max. Emily has told her story of hope throughout churches nationwide, as well as on numerous media outlets. She is passionate about engaging families affected by disability within the church. Emily currently serves on the President’s Committee for People With Intellectual Disabilities and on several ministry boards including The Colson Center for Christian Worldview and Your Options Medical Pregnancy Centers. Emily has been a single mother for most of Max’s life, and currently resides in the New England area. Learn more about Emily by visiting her website, www.emilycolson.com.

Seeing the Value of Every Person

On this Best of 2019 broadcast, Emily Colson encourages us to put our sanctity of human life beliefs into practice by extending grace and love to people with disabilities, inviting them into our lives and especially, into our places of worship.

The Value of Every Life

Bringing my son, Max, to church has never been easy, but God has made it beautiful

Seeing God Through My Son’s Autism (Part 2 of 2)

Emily Colson explains how her view of God has changed and how her faith has been strengthened as she’s worked to raise an autistic son as a single parent. (Part 2 of 2)

Seeing God Through My Son’s Autism (Part 1 of 2)

Emily Colson explains how her view of God has changed and how her faith has been strengthened as she’s worked to raise an autistic son as a single parent. (Part 1 of 2)

Facing Ordinary Life With Extraordinary Kids

Chuck Colson’s daughter refuses to let autism hold her family hostage.