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.

Passages: Season 1, Episode 3: We Believe in One God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth

What does it mean to confess in the Nicene Creed that “we believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, visible and invisible”? In episode 3 of Passages, we explore the...

/ March 23, 2021

Passages Season 1, Episode 1

Who wrote the Nicene Creed? Why did the estimated 300 bishops present at the Council of Nicaea use terms such as “Light of Light… consubstantial… proceeding…” and more to describe God? Is the creed even intelligible to us today in...

/ March 8, 2021