Jonathan Merritt

Author of Green Like God: Unlocking the Divine Plan for Our Planet and religion writer who has published widely in such outlets as USA Today, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Christianity Today, and Beliefnet.

Latest by Jonathan Merritt

What every soul needs

In his book, John Ortberg says that we “live on the planet of lost souls,” where we live disintegrated lives.

Jennifer Knapp makes a case for being gay and Christian in upcoming book

Four years ago, when musician Jennifer Knapp declared to the world that she was a lesbian, some of the conservative Christians who had purchased 1 million of her albums expressed outrage and disappointment.

Jonathan Merritt: Why I went public about my sexuality story

‘’When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability. To be alive is to be vulnerable.”

Poll: Younger Christians less supportive of the death penalty

One day after the state of Ohio executed a man for murder (Jan. 16), a new poll shows younger Christians are not as supportive of the death penalty as older members of their faith.