All posts by Jake Meador

Jake Meador 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 and Austin. Jake's writing has appeared in Christianity Today, Fare Forward, the University Bookman, Books & Culture, First Things, Front Porch Republic, and The Run of Play.

New Davenant release: God of Our Fathers

Both of these things are true: I have spent my entire life in the church. I didn’t really know the traditional view of the doctrine of God until the last couple of years.

/ April 16, 2018

Two Questions I Have After Reading “How the Nations Rage” by Jonathan Leeman

Luke Stamps of the Center for Baptist Renewal will be reviewing Dr. Leeman’s book for the main page so I won’t be doing a full review. That said, I finished the book earlier this week and it left me with...

/ April 13, 2018

Hospitality requires skill.

Last year my parents got me a Weber Kettle charcoal grill for Father’s Day. Since then I’ve been learning how to cook meats on the grill, including smoking meats on the grill. It’s been a pleasure and the results have...

/ April 12, 2018

How Wellness Became an Epidemic

From The Cut: A lot of the wellness movement addresses aspects of our lives previously considered basic and fundamental, like breathing or sleep. This spring, Arianna Huffington celebrated the tenth anniversary of what she calls her “great blessing.” On April 6, 2007,...

/ August 22, 2017

Too Proud to Enjoy the Enjoyable

Hannah Anderson: We may abdicate positions of power, give away extra material goods, and move into smaller homes. But if we do it out of guilt (and make sure to broadcast our sacrifices loudly enough), our experience of the world...

/ August 22, 2017

A Holy Sigh

Sibbes: There is never a holy sigh, never a tear we shed, which is lost. And as every grace increases by exercise of itself, so does the grace of prayer. By prayer we learn to pray. So, likewise, we should...

/ August 22, 2017

What should a priest be?

Vanauken:

/ February 27, 2017

The Need to be Outside Christianity

Vanauken: Davy and I, we later decided, were immeasurably helped in our serious look at Christianity by where we considered ourselves to be: we did not at all suppose that we were Christians, just because we were more or less...

/ January 26, 2017
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