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Jonathan Merritt  

Faith, Culture & Environmental Pioneer

Jonathan is a faith and culture writer who has published over 300 articles in outlets such as USA TheAtlantaJournal-Constitution, The Relevant magazine. He is author of A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars and Green Like God, which was called mandatory reading for churchgoers by PublishersWeekly. As a respected Christian voice, he has been interviewed by ABC World News, CNN, NPR, PBS,Fox News, TheNewYorkTimes and TheWashingtonPost.

Jonathan first entered the public eye when a classroom epiphany prompted him to organize a national coalition of Christian leaders who care about the creation, founding the Southern Baptist Environment and Climate Initiative. Since then, he's been on the front lines of cultural conversations from poverty to orphan care. He is a member of the national board of directors for Bethany Christian Services, America's largest adoption agency. Outreachmagazine recently named Jonathan one of "30 Emerging Influencers" reshaping Christian leadership.

Known for his ability to tackle difficult issues through both the written and spoken word, Jonathan has become a sought after speaker by colleges, seminaries, churches and conferences on cultural and religious issues. He holds a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest, NC) and a Master of Theology from Emory Universitys Candler School of Theology (Atlanta, GA). Jonathan resides outside of Atlanta, GA where he serves and teaches at Cross Pointe Church.


Jonathan Merritt (Author of Green Like God)

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