Stephen J. Matteucci

Stephen J. Matteucci ( is an M.Div. student at The Souther Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

Articles by this author:

  • The Not-So-Comfortable Pew

    In this article Matteuci argues that Christian worship ought not to reflect some key aspects of North American culture. Matteucci reminds us that, regardless of our geographical location, the church is called to be in the world but not of it.


    American culture is driven and saturated by mass media. Opinion polls and election results reveal a culture deeply divided over political and moral issues, but this divide is rarely found in news reports, movies, or television programs aired on American media outlets.