J.A. Medders is the Director of Assessment for the Acts 29 Network, and he hosts The Acts 29 Podcast. He is also pursuing his Ph.D. at Southern Seminary in biblical spirituality under the supervision of Dr. Donald S. Whitney. Jeff is a writer, a preacher, and an unashamed coffee snob. You can learn more about Jeff at jammedders.com.

What is Spiritual Theology?
Spiritual Theology is not another branch of theology. It’s not wholly different from Christology, the precious doctrines on Christ, or Trinitarian studies, or even Eschatology. Spiritual Theology isn’t the snooty cousin, a holier-than-thou practice of theology, looking down on systematic textbooks a…
Read this for an introduction to Spiritual Theology



Jeff often writes for Acts 29, Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, For The Church, He Reads Truth, The Gospel Project Curriculum, and more.


  • Ph.D., Biblical Spirituality (in progress) | The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
  • M.A., Church Ministries | The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
  • B.A., Biblical Studies and Biblical Counseling | The College of Biblical Studies, Houston, TX


  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Fellow at the Center for Baptist Renewal
  • Reformation Fellowship
  • The Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality