Objective Truth is Back

On a Christian podcast I listened to recently (which shall go unnamed), the speaker was lamenting the loss of "absolute truth" in our world. Postmodernism was to blame. But I wonder if, perhaps, that commentary is outdated by about ten years in the university world. Everything on campus is so complex these days; I hesitate to speak definitively. But let me give it a shot: Christians, Muslims and Jews believe in truth.Most (but not all) atheists...

What I’m Working on, Part 3 of 3: The Body

What I’m Working on, Part 3 of 3: The Body

I'll never be accused of having a manly body. My mom told me growing up that I had girly legs. I wasn't offended by this observation because I couldn't disagree. Why duck from the truth? One of the things...

What I’m Working on Part 2 of 3: Black Theology

What I’m Working on Part 2 of 3: Black Theology

This series is simply about things I'm working on. I'm not claiming that "what I'm working on" is anything uniquely important or profound. Yet, I wish I knew more of what others are working on (I'd love to hear...

“Meta” Part 2 of 2: Intellectual Virtue

“Meta” Part 2 of 2: Intellectual Virtue

In the prior post I mentioned three criteria for evaluating religious truth claims: coherence, explanatory ability, and evidence. These criteria, however, are mere concepts. They don't do any work in themselves. A crucial question then is, What is our...

Evangelism for All Time, Part 1

Evangelism for All Time, Part 1

By the grace of God I've served as an evangelism trainer (and trainee!) for four decades. And again by the grace of God I've shared Christ with many. From these experiences I'd like to suggest some ideas about evangelism...

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Rick Mattson

Evangelist & Writer

Hello & welcome to my blog! My name is Rick Mattson and I'm a traveling evangelist/apologist.

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