Description: Daniel Mattson once believed he was gay. Raised in a Christian family and aware of attractions to other boys at age six, his life was marked by constant turmoil between his faith in God and his sexual attractions. Finding the conflict between his sexual desires and the teachings of his church too great, he assumed he was gay, turned his back on God, and began a relationship with another man. Yet freedom and happiness remained elusive until he discovered Christ and his true identity. Dan joins us.
Dan Mattson was featured in the documentary Desire of the Everlasting Hills and has written about the Church's good news concerning homosexuality in First Things, Crisis Magazine, and other publications. He has been a frequent speaker at the National Catholic Singles Conference and appears regularly on Catholic Radio. His newest book is called “Why I Don't Call Myself Gay: How I Reclaimed My Sexual Reality and Found Peace