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Mikah Meyer
Mikah Meyer is a professional singer based in Washington DC. His manuscript, Life’s More Fun When You Talk to Strangers, is based on a 260-day road trip around North America.

Mikah grew up as the pastor’s son at America’s largest Lutheran campus ministry, and has since worked for a number of Christian denominations as a singer, educator and young-adult ministry leader. He is currently the founder and president of Queer For Christ, a young-adult LGBT/Christian organization.

For more visit or find him on Twitter @TBCMikah

Entries by Mikah Meyer

Finding Gratitude in Boxer Briefs

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 10:11 AM

When you think of the most grateful times in your life, images of holidays, birthday parties and weddings likely flash before your eyes. It's times like these that help us pause and appreciate being alive. While I've been fortunate to have many of these conventional celebrations during my 28 years,...

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Next Time, I'll Leave My Phone

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 3:49 PM

On two separate occasions this past weekend, I purposely left my smartphone at home.

While I admit the initial motivation came because I didn't want a large bump in my tight-fitting suit, the benefits turned out to be far greater than the contour of my torso.

I wore...

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The Road to Everywhere: Why You Can't Put Off That Trip Any Longer

(28) Comments | Posted March 6, 2014 | 2:07 PM

As the van pulled away, I stood on the porch of my Nebraska home and wondered what life would be like now that I was fatherless. After three years of watching him suffer through chemo, radiation and surgery, I came home to see a hospice van sitting in my driveway,...

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Why You Should Want the Memphis Grizzlies to Win an NBA Championship

(32) Comments | Posted May 19, 2013 | 11:14 AM

I will not claim to be a native son of Memphis. No, the four years I spent living there during college were not enough to qualify me a natural Memphian, but it was enough to give me a love for Memphis that bounds like the mighty Mississippi. With its world's...

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Gay Men in the Wild: Why Are We So Afraid of Each Other?

(25) Comments | Posted May 9, 2013 | 5:41 PM

Last Saturday I attended Gay Day at Washington, D.C.'s National Zoo. The event, organized by a local coalition of LGBT communities, saw thousands of gays and lesbians descending upon the home of one of D.C.'s most famous celebrities: the pandas. So it makes sense that the organizers not only asked...

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A Prayer Sean Hannity and President Obama Can Both Say 'Shalom' To

(1) Comments | Posted January 30, 2013 | 11:01 AM

Last week I sat 20 feet from both President Barack Obama and Kansas City's Rev. Adam Hamilton. It was the 57th time our nation's political and spiritual leaders gathered for the Inaugural Prayer Service, and Rev. Hamilton, senior pastor at America's largest United Methodist congregation, delivered the homily to a...

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Slapping Gay Christians in the Face

(960) Comments | Posted November 12, 2012 | 11:30 AM

Last Tuesday I stood outside in the approaching winter weather, talking with Maryland voters about supporting marriage equality that Election Day. As one of four "Yes on 6" volunteers at my local polling station, I would often find myself near the "No on 6" team, who in some cases stood...

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