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Matt Nelson

Matt holds a B.Ed from the University of Regina and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Canada. After several years of skepticism, he returned to the Catholic Church in 2005. Now alongside his chiropractic practice, Matt is a speaker and writer for FaceToFace Ministries and Religious Education Coordinator at Christ the King Parish. He currently resides in Shaunavon, SK, with his wife, Amanda, and their daughter, Anna. Follow Matt through his blog at

Matt Nelson Latest Blog Posts

Evangelizing the Difficult: 3 Simple Tips For Keeping The Dialogue Alive

by Matt Nelson . June 08, 2017 . 0 Comments

One of the hardest parts about evangelizing is carrying on difficult conversations, either with friends or family, or people resistant to the faith. Today, I'd like to offer three simple strategies for holding fruitful d...

Four Reasons To Believe Jesus Was Really Crucified

by Matt Nelson . May 10, 2017 . 1 Comments

“In all our travels and movements, in all our coming in and going out, in putting off our shoes, at the bath, at the table . . . whatever employment occupies us, we mark our foreheads with the sign of the cross.&...

The Eucharist and What Jesus Meant By ''Is''

by Matt Nelson . April 13, 2017 . 8 Comments

The night before He died, Jesus held up unleavened bread to the twelve disciples and said, "This is my body". Here, undoubtedly, the disciples experienced another dose of "Jesus-Shock" (a term coined by Dr. Peter Kreeft)...

What Did Chesterton See in the Church?

by Matt Nelson . April 03, 2017 . 0 Comments

G.K. Chesterton wrote that the Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; rather it has been found difficult and left untried. This undoubtedly is true for many in our modern era of rampant religious indiffere...

Is Religion An “Extra”?

by Matt Nelson . December 19, 2016 . 12 Comments

One of the great heresies of our modern age is the belief that religion is an insignificant “extra.” On this view, the significance of one’s choice to be “religious” is reduced to ...