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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

Renewing Public Protestantism: Online Media

February 23rd, 2023|4 min read

By Jake Meador

Evangelistic Postures

February 14th, 2023|9 min read

By Jake Meador

Toward a Renewed Public Protestantism: The Beginnings of a Manifesto

February 13th, 2023|12 min read

By Jake Meador

Once More re: the Uselessness of “Christian Nationalism”

February 13th, 2023|6 min read

By Jake Meador

The Durant Trade

February 9th, 2023|3 min read

By Jake Meador

Education, Catechesis, and the State

February 2nd, 2023|5 min read

By Jake Meador

The Reality of Fear and the Presence of Reality: Suffering and Cultural Renewal

January 18th, 2023|16 min read

By Jake Meador

Reading Ratzinger

January 2nd, 2023|2 min read

By Jake Meador

2022 Eliot Awards

December 27th, 2022|5 min read

By Jake Meador

My Work This Year

December 21st, 2022|4 min read

By Jake Meador

Where Did the College-Aged Evangelicals Go?

December 21st, 2022

By Jake Meador

Best of Mere Orthodoxy 2022

December 19th, 2022|12 min read

By Jake Meador

A Faithful Second Voice: Announcing Mere O’s 2022 End of Year Campaign

December 19th, 2022|5 min read

By Jake Meador

Stop Blaming COVID

December 16th, 2022|3 min read

By Jake Meador

Nine Months After Twitter

December 16th, 2022|3 min read

By Jake Meador

Decadence, Joe Rogan, and Non-Anxious Authority

December 14th, 2022|6 min read

By Jake Meador

Christianity Against the Civilizational State(s)

December 12th, 2022|21 min read

By Jake Meador

Tolkien, Marriage, Liberalism

December 7th, 2022|5 min read

By Jake Meador

Tech and Leadership

December 5th, 2022|3 min read

By Jake Meador

Tolkien Was Right: Notes on the Respect for Marriage Act and the Post-Boomer Church

November 30th, 2022|9 min read