Jake Meador is the editor-in-chief of Mere Orthodoxy and is a writer and editor from Lincoln NE. In addition to his work with Mere Orthodoxy, he also serves as Vice President of the Davenant Institute.

His work has been published in First Things, National Review, Books & Culture, Commonweal, Christianity Today, Front Porch Republic, and the University Bookman. He holds a BA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Jake lives in Lincoln NE with his wife Joie, daughter Davy, and two sons, Wendell and Austin. His first book, In Search of the Common Good: Christian Fidelity in a Fractured World, is being published in the summer of 2019 with InterVarsity Press. Find him on Twitter @jake_meador or email pitches to him at

headshot-oxfordDr. Matthew Lee Anderson (D.Phil Oxford) is the Founder and Lead Writer at Mere Orthodoxy. He is the author of Earthen Vessels: Why our Bodies Matter to our Faith and The End of our Exploring:  A Book about Questioning and the Confidence of Faith.

Anderson is a Perpetual Member of Biola University’s Torrey Honors Institute. He invites you to email him at or follow him on Twitter or Facebook.

Susannah Black received her BA from Amherst College and her MA from Boston University. She is an editor at Plough and director with the Davenant Institute. She’s a founding editor of Solidarity Hall and is on the Board of the Distributist Review. Her writing has appeared in First Things, The Distributist Review, Solidarity Hall, Providence, Amherst Magazine, Front Porch Republic, Ethika Politika, The Human Life Review, The American Conservative, Mere Orthodoxy, and elsewhere. She blogs at Radio Free Thulcandra and tweets at @suzania. A native Manhattanite, she is now living in Queens.

Chris Krycho

Chris Krycho is a husband and the father of two delightful little girls. He recently completed an M. Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and works as a software engineer. In his spare time he writes – everything from poetry to essays to articles on software developer. He is a long-distance runner and sometime triathlete. He has read The Lord of the Rings more times than anyone he knows – and more times than he’s willing to admit in public. His current research program (if you can call it that) is an exploration of the role of algorithms in a healthy theological anthropology.

loftus CT headshot(1)Matthew Loftus teaches and practices Family Medicine in Baltimore and East Africa. His work has been featured in Christianity Today, Comment, & First Things and he is a regular contributor for Christ and Pop Culture. You can learn more about his work and writing at

Charlie Clark lives in his hometown of Murfreesboro, Tennessee with his wife Sarah. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 2011 with a degree in Classics, he earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee.

He now works in his family’s fourth-generation scrap metal recycling business. Charlie is a founding editor of Fare Forward and chairman of its board of directors. He has a homepage at