Rick Mattson

Rick has been on staff with InterVarsity since 1981, currently serving at Macalester College and St. Olaf College in Minnesota. He completed his MA in Philosophy of Religion at Bethel Seminary. He travels to college campuses across the country speaking and trianing in apologetics and student leadership. Rick is married to Sharon and they have two children and three grandchildren. Sharon is involved in the music and women's ministry at their church. When Rick isn't writing or speaking, you can find him on the golf course. 

Contributions by Rick Mattson

Lawrence*, a faculty member from a local private college, sat at a table with me recently inside a Famous Dave’s BBQ. His goal was to guide me along the journey he’d taken many years earlier of rejecting faith in Jesus for what he sees as a more scientific way of life. “You remind me of myself as a young man,” he remarked to me, not unkindly.