All posts by Jake Meador

Jake Meador is the editor-in-chief of Mere Orthodoxy and author of "In Search of the Common Good: Christian Fidelity in a Fractured World." 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 Commonweal, Christianity Today, Fare Forward, the University Bookman, Books & Culture, First Things, National Review, Front Porch Republic, and The Run of Play.

Summarizing the PCA Committee Report on Human Sexuality

Though this summer’s General Assembly has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the PCA’s Ad Interim Committee on Human Sexuality has published their report, which was to be given at GA. At 62 pages, it is not terribly long. It is also written at...

/ May 29, 2020

EU Center for Disease Prevention: No COVID Break in the Summer

One of the questions that is still unanswered with regard to COVID-19 is whether or not it will ease up in the summer as weather turns warmer. Some coronaviruses become less dominant in summer months and the hope has been that this novel coronavirus would...

/ March 27, 2020

Evidence of Flattening the Curve in Northern Italy

Some encouraging news from northern Italy: Real-time evidence of flattening the curve. Lodi had the first Covid-19 case in Italy, and implemented a shutdown on Feb 23. Bergamo waited until March 8. Look at the difference. Incredible research by @drjenndowd, @melindacmills & co-authors.

/ March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Packet

I’m putting together a list of resources for people to use as they deal with various aspects of life under social distancing during a pandemic. If there are other pieces you have found useful that fill a gap in this guide, feel free to email...

/ March 15, 2020

Montana Gov. Bullock Enters Senate Race

On Monday, the popular (and term-limited) Montana governor Steve Bullock is running for Senate this fall in a bid to unseat Republican Sen. Steve Daines: I've always fought for the people of Montana. Together, we expanded health care, protected public lands, banned dark money in...

/ March 10, 2020

The Latest Controversy in the PCA’s Missouri Presbytery, Explained

Last weekend the Chapel, a secular arts venue owned and operated by Memorial Presbyterian Church, a PCA congregation in St Louis, MO, hosted Transluminate, an arts festival put on by an LGBTQ+ advocacy organization. The festival was a “celebration of transgender, agender, non-binary, genderqueer, and...

/ March 9, 2020