The Common Good

Jarrod McKenna

Jarrod McKenna is seeking to live God’s love in a world where business as usual is costing us the earth (at the expense of the poor). He is the National Advisor for Youth, Faith, and Activism for World Vision Australia, a co-founder of the Peace Tree Community serving with the marginalised in one of the poorest of areas in his city, and is the founder and creative director of Empowering Peacemakers (EPYC), for which he has received an Australian peace award in his work in empowering a generation of “eco-evangelists” and “peace prophets.” You can follow him on Twitter here.

Blog Posts by Jarrod McKenna

Posted by Jarrod McKenna 1 week 1 day ago
Here’s a crash course to understand what’s happening in Australia with refugees and the politics of Jesus.Imagine for a moment that in the lead up to the next U.S. elections, a political party...
Posted by Jarrod McKenna 1 year 12 weeks ago
If the latest Billboard album chart is anything to go by, the answer to Victor Hugo’s question “Do you hear the people sing”? is a resounding “Yes!” as the soundtrack to the latest film adaption of...
Posted by Jarrod McKenna 1 year 35 weeks ago
In the Australian city where I live, there is a housing crisis.Only 2 percent of rental properties are vacant. The mining boom has seen a huge increase in the number of renters and this...
Posted by Jarrod McKenna 2 years 13 weeks ago
The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the reality of climate change are both victims of western culture’s remarkable capacity to accommodate and neutralize that which is most critical of it....
Posted by Jarrod McKenna 3 years 1 week ago
"I had no idea Martin Luther King was a radical!" These shocked words were spoken to me this weekend after an activist training I'd been running in Sydney. I had the privilege to be...