Grad and Faculty Minister Rick Mattson proposes that worship leads to witness, that witness is the overflow of our inner life of relationship with God, modeled to us in the encounter of Anna with the infant Jesus in the Temple ______________________________________________________________________________________________ One day I met up with an atheist friend that I’ll refer to as […]
Research in any field uses skills akin to those of a detective. The daily work of a researcher is to observe and make sense of data. Rick Mattson, is an InterVarsity staff minister who comes alongside graduate student groups to equip them in sharing their faith in contextually relevant ways in the grad context. He […]
Ever wish you had a quick and thoughtful reply ready when you get a hard question about faith? Rick Mattson explores some ways to be prepared.
Does God have to prove himself?
One evening after doing an outreach event at a large campus in the Midwest, I was packing up my gear and a student approached me and said, “I can do good in society without God’s help. I don’t need God in order to be a good person and serve others.”