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How to be an Evangelical Influencer (Apparently)

March 13th, 2023 | 1 min read

By Jake Meador

  1. Endorse a book you didn’t actually read.
  2. Capitulate to a Twitter mob demanding you retract your endorsement for the book that you didn’t actually read.
  3. Call the book’s argument, which is almost identical to things you’ve said in your own books, “problematic” and “dangerous.”
  4. Apologize for “causing harm” by endorsing a book you never actually read.
  5. Wait two weeks.
  6. Get invited to cohost a podcast with a major evangelical institution on being a resilient pastor:

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).