About Good God
Welcome to Good God, conversations with George Mason, for people who care about the positive contribution of faith to public life. Weekly episodes will touch on subjects such as religion, politics, education, science, law, the arts, philosophy and philanthropy. The program will be a meeting place for people to think together about the conflicts and confluence in the currents of culture and the movements of the Spirit. The tone will be respectful, yet provocative; the mood hopeful and evocative. The conversations will seek to move viewers and/or listeners from an exasperated Good, God! to the affirmation, Good God.
Dr. Mason is a Christian theologian and baptist pastor in Dallas, and the founder and president of Faith Commons. He is a nationally recognized leader among Baptists, serving the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, New Baptist Covenant, Perkins School of Theology at SMU, along with other local and global ecumenical and interfaith endeavors. He is a frequent op-ed contributor to The Dallas Morning News on subjects of public interest that intersect religion, such as public education, race relations and predatory lending. He writes a monthly column on public theology for the Lakewood/East Dallas and Lake Highlands editions of the community news magazine The Advocate. His sermons have been the highest rated program on the Sunday morning worship line up on WRR radio in Dallas for many years.
George earned a bachelor of business administration degree in 1978 from the University of Miami (Florida), where he was a quarterback on the football team. He also holds both the master of divinity (1982) and doctor of philosophy (1987) degrees.