Campus Venues

Stump the Chump (Question Cafe): Q&A format where students can ask any question they wish of the “Chump” (me) regarding Christianity. My job is to offer a thoughtful reply.

Large Group talks and Calls to Faith

Dorm Talks: Often sponsored by Small Groups.

Individual Appointments with Christian and nonChristian students/faculty to discuss faith and ministry issues. I do this a lot.

Leadership Module for staff and student leaders.

Faith Unexpected: Real stories of people who found what they never imagined
by Rick Mattson

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A collection of powerful stories of people finding faith in Christ from a variety of backgrounds and age groups. The common theme is this: none of them were looking for faith. For each person it was an unexpected experience, something they never imagined for themselves.

Faith is Like Skydiving: And Other Memorable Images for Dialogue with Seekers and Skeptics
by Rick Mattson

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This recent book from IVP provides you with concrete analogies and images for your conversations with seekers and skeptics: skydiving, elephant traps, a telephone game, a royal flush, and many others.

Free Discussion Guide for Faith is Like Skydiving

Campuses I’ve Worked at Lately

  • Northwestern University, IL
  • Harvard University
  • MIT
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Michigan
  • Michigan State
  • Emory University
  • Georgia Tech
  • St. Olaf College, MN
  • UW River Falls
  • Rice University, Houston, TX
  • University of Montana
  • University of Arizona
  • Grand Canyon University (Phoenix)
  • University of Minnesota Morris
  • Hamline University, St. Paul, MN

Churches/Orgs I’ve Worked at Lately

  • Missoula, MT Alliance Church
  • KTIS Radio, St. Paul, MN
  • Grace Church Roseville, MN
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