Author Archives: Bradley Mattes

The High Calling of Fatherhood

To a high school quarterback in his senior year, a football scholarship to a Division I college means a bright future—maybe even a pro career. In 2012, that was the future of Sam Riddle of Century High School in Portland, Oregon. He’d turned his high school team around and earned a shot on a bigger

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Don’t Forget about the Guys

She stared at the two lines in disbelief: the pregnancy test was positive. Overwhelmed, she couldn’t hold back the tears. This wasn’t what she had planned for her life. It’s a scenario we hear about time and again. But there’s a side that you may not have considered before. What does a man experience when

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Helping Hurting Fathers in Latin America

I had the honor of speaking at an international post-abortion conference held in Santiago, Chile, in early October 2011. Its goal was to equip pro-life leaders, clergy and counselors with necessary tools and information to assist men and women who suffer psychological harm after an abortion decision. Representatives from over ten countries participated in the

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