Blog Posts by Matt Reagan

Ten Big, Daily Reminders

Matt Reagan

I wake up lost every morning. At least that’s what it feels like. Perhaps something similar is true of you.

Somehow during the night I’ve forgotten the big realities about God and the universe and myself and the gospel. I desperately need to steady myself with biblical truth rather than stumbling forward to live from unbelief.

I tend to forget the big realities during the day as well. I regularly…

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Overcoming the Denial of Death

Matt Reagan

I sat down on the gym floor next to a college freshman after a game of pickup basketball and struck up a conversation.

We had met on the court a couple weeks before and had briefly conversed. This time, after broaching a few standard topics, I asked about his church background. I learned that he had never really attended church, so I thought what logically followed would be to ask…

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March Madness, Athletic Achievement, and Christians in Competitive Sports

Matt Reagan

Are athletic achievement and fierce competition sheer madness for the Christian?

It’s a question essential not just for the celebrated Tim Tebows and Jeremy Lins, but also to a handful of unknown Christians playing in this weekend’s NCAA Tourney, and thousands (if not millions) of Christians worldwide engaged in highly skilled and highly competitive athletics.

Achievement and competition are two related, but distinct, topics for the Christian. What follows is…

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