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Jared Zimmerer

Author, Speaker and Writer

Jared is a Catholic author, speaker, blogger, husband and father of 6 and the Director of Outreach and Mission at Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, is a competitive all-natural bodybuilder, a martial arts practitioner, and a passionate advocate of evangelizing the fitness culture with the help of the Catholic Faith. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary.

Jared Zimmerer Latest Blog Posts

Villains and Heroes Among So Much Tragedy

by Jared Zimmerer . February 16, 2018 . 1 Comments

In the wake of the heartbreaking tragedy that occurred just a few days ago in Parkland, Florida, our initial reaction is to try and find the rationale behind why someone would commit such a heinous crime. Sadly, this cat...

Netflix's “Bright” and the Power of Innocence

by Jared Zimmerer . February 09, 2018 . 0 Comments

“For children are innocent and love justice, while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy.” (G.K. Chesterton) Just to be completely up front, I thoroughly enjoy the fantasy genre. The fantasti...

The Need for Brotherhood to Influence Culture

by Jared Zimmerer . February 01, 2018 . 3 Comments

“What I owe to them all is incalculable,” C.S. Lewis once wrote. “Is there any pleasure on earth as great as a circle of Christian friends by a good fire?” In one of his earliest podcast episodes...

Apologetics and the Science of Happiness

by Jared Zimmerer . January 23, 2018 . 1 Comments

“I just want you to be happy.” These words are some of the most confusing in all of man’s vocabulary. Through those simple words, many lives have been restored. However, through those same words, many ...

The Anomaly of Being an Anti-Drifter

by Jared Zimmerer . January 15, 2018 . 9 Comments

My name is Jared Zimmerer, and I have come to find out that I am a bit of an anomaly. Not in any outside the law kind of way, like the outliers I used to watch on the old westerns, but more in the light of the fact that ...