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Stephen Mattson blogs at stephenjmattson.com and you can follow him on Twitter @mikta.

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6 Bad Habits Christians Should Drop

Christians are known for doing some good things: helping the poor, feeding the hungry, caring…

Christianity’s Five Most Countercultural Virtues

Many Christians present the Gospel to non-believers using a strategy that emulates the secular world.…

Christianity Is More Than Just Being a Good Person

When someone does something nice, kind, or even loving for me or my family, I…

Christianity is Harder Than We Pretend it is

We make a lot of pitches with Christianity. “It’s a free gift.” “The peace and…

10 Ways Christians Misuse Faith

Knowing, experiencing and reflecting the love of God is one of the most beautiful things…

7 Misconceptions About Christianity

There’s been much discussion—both in the Church and outside of it—about the label of “Christianity”…

7 Things I Wish I Knew About Christianity Before Becoming A Christian

Christianity comes with a lot of expectations. Some are biblical. Some, we’ve grafted on. Sometimes…

Did the Devil Make You Do It?

Here’s a scene familiar to all: a film or television character, locked in inner debate.…

Introducing the New Pontifex

Pope Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first Latin American pope and full of other surprises.

Cyber Theology

Yes, the Internet may be at fault for a slew of societal bad habits, from decreased attention spans to poor time management. But it also may be profitable to our faith in ways you might not think.