Matt LaMaster

Matt LaMaster serves at Addison Street Community Church as the Pastoral Assistant and posts regularly as an Editorial Contributor at He is a graduate of the Moody Bible Institute's Undergraduate School where he will return this Fall for his MDiv. As a student he also was a finalist for the Midwest Evangelical Theological Society Student Competition. Matt has a passion for gospel proclamation and written communication especially in church revitalization and replanting.  Matt is married to Hannah and they live on the north side of Chicago.

Sep 1

The Complexity of Pain and the Plight of the Sojourn by Matt LaMaster

Suffering is a story we do not often like to tell. Jacob's life recalls the hope found in our wandering and reminds us again, "Blessed are the sojourns, for they are like their Savior."

Aug 25

Bitterness and The Christian Soul by Matt LaMaster

Are you bitter? Do you catch yourself only giving critique and never giving compliments? Do you find yourself reacting strongly to confrontation but all too willing to enact it yourself?