Jonathan Merritt



Jonathan is an award-winning faith and culture writer who has published over 2500 articles in outlets such as USA Today, The Washington Post, Buzzfeed and Christianity Today. He is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and senior columnist for Religion News Service, and his articles are viewed more than 2.5 million times each year. Jonathan has been interviewed by CNN, ABC World News, NPR, MSNBC, Fox News, and The New York Times and is author of several books including the critically acclaimed Jesus is Better Than You Imagined. He was recently named one of 30 young leaders reshaping Christianleadership by Outreach magazine.

Known for his ability to tackle difficult issues through both the written and spoken word, Jonathan has become a sought after speaker by universities, 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 University’s Candler School of Theology (Atlanta, GA). He resides in Brooklyn, NY.

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