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 1 week 3 days ago
The recently released Pew Research Center Report has revealed that Christianity within the United States is on the decline. Christians are freaking out and the fear mongering has begun — many seeing...
Posted by Stephen Mattson 6 weeks 6 hours 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 7 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 10 weeks 4 hours ago
Instead of promoting Christ, Christians often promote …their theologytheir culturetheir valuestheir creedstheir traditionstheir spiritual practicestheir specific...
Posted by Stephen Mattson 13 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...