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Jared Zimmerer

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Jared is a Catholic author, speaker, blogger, husband and father of 5 and the Director of Outreach and Mission at Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. He is the founder of Strength for the Kingdom, a ministry promoting men's growth in virtue, knowledge of the Catholic faith, and the understanding of authentic masculinity through physical endeavors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, is a competitive all-natural bodybuilder and a passionate advocate of evangelizing the fitness and bodybuilding culture with the help of the Catholic Faith. He is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary.

Jared Zimmerer Latest Blog Posts

“Vikings” and Tolkien’s Mythological Worldview

by Jared Zimmerer . March 15, 2017 . 0 Comments

Quite possibly one of the biggest surprises in recent television is the popularity and success of History Channel’s Vikings. Many attribute the success to its cinematography, acting, and detailed focus on factual h...

Being an Athlete of Christ

by Jared Zimmerer . February 27, 2017 . 7 Comments

In 1762, Jean-Jacques Rousseau wrote a discourse entitled, Emile, or On Education. The treatise was meant to deeply explain the natures of both education and man’s ability to learn. Within its pages ...

Scarlett Johansson and The Great Adventure of Monogamy

by Jared Zimmerer . February 20, 2017 . 1 Comments

Often today we hear cited the many broken relationships between couples who, after much consideration and heartbreak, decide that the continuance of a relationship is not worth the struggle. My heart aches for those who ...

G.K. Chesterton and “This is Us”

by Jared Zimmerer . February 15, 2017 . 2 Comments

My wife and I recently began watching the T.V. hit, This is Us. A profoundly textured display of relationships, family life, and the interwoven reality of life. The show begins with the realization of a couple who are ex...

Eddie Strongman and the Desire to Know God

by Jared Zimmerer . January 10, 2017 . 0 Comments

Strength exhibitions have been a longstanding culture around the world since ancient times. Most often the source of this movement has been attributed to the famous Milo of Croton, who famously carried his calf every day...