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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).

By Jake Meador

What I Saw at the We Who Wrestle with God Tour

February 26th, 2024|7 min read

By Jake Meador

American Evangelicalism as a Controversy Generator Machine

February 6th, 2024|7 min read

By Jake Meador

You Are Not Those Who Saw the Harbour Receding: On Matthew Lee Anderson's "Called Into Questions"

January 30th, 2024|8 min read

By Jake Meador

Reflections on the Evangelical Fracturing, Ten Years In

January 17th, 2024|17 min read

By Jake Meador

Notes on Staying Sane in an Election Year

January 8th, 2024|11 min read

By Jake Meador

Bible and Theology Reading Plans for 2024

January 2nd, 2024|5 min read

By Jake Meador

Mere Orthodoxy Best of 2023

December 26th, 2023|6 min read

By Jake Meador

The Christian Nationalists (Still) Can't Read and Why That Matters

December 20th, 2023|11 min read

By Jake Meador

23 Books for 2023

December 18th, 2023|19 min read

By Jake Meador

2023 Eliot Awards

December 18th, 2023|6 min read

By Jake Meador

Shepherds are not Technicians

December 13th, 2023|9 min read

By Jake Meador

I Thought Political Capture Was Bad

December 8th, 2023|5 min read

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By Jake Meador

Growing the Merry Band

December 6th, 2023|4 min read

By Jake Meador

Calendars as Catechesis

November 20th, 2023|2 min read

By Jake Meador

Why the Raw Egg Nationalist Affair Matters

November 16th, 2023|9 min read

By Jake Meador

Christ or the Pit

November 15th, 2023|5 min read

By Jake Meador

The Mystique of the Pro-Life Movement: On Trump and the March for Life

November 9th, 2023|6 min read

By Jake Meador

The Internet After Twitter

November 3rd, 2023|4 min read

By Jake Meador

What Makes a "New Mainline"?: A Reformation Day Reflection

October 31st, 2023|7 min read

By Jake Meador

Creating Conceptual Clarity Around "Christian Nationalism"

October 27th, 2023|8 min read