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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

Alcuin's Nightingale

March 11th, 2024|8 min read

By Jake Meador

If It Were Me, I'd Try Not Helping the Christian Nationalists

March 8th, 2024|24 min read

By Jake Meador

Staying Human in the Fourth Republic

March 7th, 2024|8 min read

By Jake Meador

Political Finger Guns Mode

March 6th, 2024|6 min read

By Jake Meador

What Can Natural Law Do?

March 5th, 2024|5 min read

By Jake Meador

Initial Notes on Ministry in a Therapeutic Age

March 4th, 2024|11 min read

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

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