Strength to Strength welcomed Seth Mattson to discuss the intersection of Jesus’ constitution with Biblical counseling and Christian psychology.

The world of Christian counseling, ranging from integrated Christian psychology to direct biblical counseling, has a vibrant and ongoing history, although not without controversy. What do Jesus’ teachings in the Sermon on the Mount as well as early Christian ideas have to offer to this discussion?

An interactive question-and-answer period follows.

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Seth Mattson, a native of Houston, Texas, is currently a student at Sattler College where he is studying Biblical languages and church history. He has a keen interest in helping create whole and healthy church communities, where people can be fully known by God and by others. He is interested in the intersection of the historic Christian faith with modern understandings of psychology, as well as the Biblical counseling movement.

He is also a medical student planning on specializing in psychiatry. He is passionate about providing equitable mental health care to those without access, especially immigrant populations.

He and his fiancé Chloe are a part the church Followers of the Way in Boston.


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