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An Update on Our Emergency Appeal

May 13th, 2024 | 12 min read

By Jake Meador

I will be sharing an update on our financial situation at the end of this note. But I wanted to start with a more general reflection on the moment we find ourselves in and what I see as being the way forward through this time of difficulty. That analysis will help explain the role Mere O plays in our moment and to highlight why we do what we do in the way that we do it. So, to begin:

We will not rage our way out of crisis. This is the thing you must know.

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Jake Meador

Jake Meador is the editor-in-chief of Mere Orthodoxy. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he studied English and History. He lives in Lincoln, NE with his wife Joie, their daughter Davy Joy, and sons Wendell, Austin, and Ambrose. Jake's writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Commonweal, Christianity Today, Fare Forward, the University Bookman, Books & Culture, First Things, National Review, Front Porch Republic, and The Run of Play and he has written or contributed to several books, including "In Search of the Common Good," "What Are Christians For?" (both with InterVarsity Press), "A Protestant Christendom?" (with Davenant Press), and "Telling the Stories Right" (with the Front Porch Republic Press).