Stephen Mattson is a writer and activist whose work has been published in Relevant, Huffington Post, Sojourners, Red Letter Christians, and a variety of other venues. Mattson graduated from Moody Bible Institute, served as a youth pastor, and now works at University of Northwestern—St. Paul. He is the author of The Great Reckoning: Surviving a Christianity That Looks Nothing Like Christ, published by Herald Press in 2018. He and his wife and children live near Saint Paul, Minnesota, and attend Woodland Hills Church. His first book, The Great Reckoning: Surviving a Christianity That Looks Nothing Like Christ, released in 2018.