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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

Smash the Television Set?

Could smashing—or at least temporarily stashing—your TV pave the way for something better?

by Matt Nelson . November 29, 2018 . 0 Comments

“The Catholic Church is not opposed to violence; only to unjust violence; so smash the television set,” instructs the late John Senior in his important book, The Restoration of Christian Culture. These are n...

The Challenge of Being a Christian

by Matt Nelson . November 14, 2018 . 3 Comments

One of the greatest obstacles to becoming a committed Christian is that Christianity is challenging. The task of living a fully God-centered life is no walk in the park, as the lives of the greatest and most fu...

Where Is God? The Problem of Divine Hiddenness

by Matt Nelson . October 24, 2018 . 0 Comments

If God exists, where is he? Moreover if God is all-loving and all-powerful, why hasn’t he shown himself to the world? He’s all loving: why would he leave any room for doubt? He’s all-powerful...

The Transforming Power of a Reading Life: An Interview With Sarah Clarkson

by Matt Nelson . October 08, 2018 . 0 Comments

Sarah Clarkson is a published author and a recent graduate of Oxford University, where she studied theology at Wycliffe Hall. Today, Matt Nelson catches up with Sarah to discuss her popular new book, Book Girl:...

The Joys of the Intellectual Life

by Matt Nelson . September 25, 2018 . 0 Comments

It was almost ten years ago that I returned to the Catholic Church. My conversion initially was the result of an experience: a spontaneous return to the confessional, an honest confession, and the power of God unleashed...