The Common Good

Stephen Mattson

Stephen Mattson blogs at stephenjmattson.com. He's contributed for Relevant Magazine, Redletterchristians.org, and studied Youth Ministry at the Moody Bible Institute. He is now on staff at the University of Northwestern – St. PaulMinn. Follow him on Twitter @mikta.

Blog Posts by Stephen Mattson

Posted by Stephen Mattson 2 weeks 1 hour ago
For people benefitting from systematic wealth, power, comfort, favor, and convenience, it can be difficult to relate to the constant and endless forms of racism, stereotyping, and injustice that are...
Posted by Stephen Mattson 3 weeks 6 days ago
How can some Christians exude such cruelty and ignorance while simultaneously claiming to follow Jesus — a humble man who was radically loving and ultimately died for sake of humanity?There are many...
Posted by Stephen Mattson 5 weeks 6 days ago
Instead of promoting Christ, Christians often promote …their theologytheir culturetheir valuestheir creedstheir traditionstheir spiritual practicestheir specific...
Posted by Stephen Mattson 9 weeks 3 days ago
With the unimaginable evils being committed by ISIS and other terror groups around the world, many Christians are calling for their violent destruction — some even voluntarily taking up arms.At first...
Posted by Stephen Mattson 10 weeks 4 days ago
There’s no such thing as a perfect Christian, and there’s no such thing as perfect Christianity.They don’t exist. One of the biggest lies Satan can tell you is that perfect spirituality can be...