The Author

​J. A. Medders is the pastor of preaching and theology at Redeemer Church in Tomball, Texas. He writes at and hosts Home Row: A Podcast on Writing with Writers. He is the author of Humble Calvinism: If I Know the 5 Points But Have Not Love . . . (The Good Book Company, 2019), Gospel Formed: Living a Grace-Addicted, Truth-Filled, Jesus-Exalting Life (Kregel, 2014), and Rooted: Theology for Growing Christians (Rainer, 2016). You can follow him on Twitter.

The Prequel to Your Faith: God’s Electing Love

Believer, God doesn’t love you because you chose him. He chose you because he loves you.

Maturity Matters in Church Planting

A good church-planting pastor will be many things, but

Calvinism and Church Planting Are Old Friends

God’s high-wattage grace is too good to hoard. Let

God Wins. Every Time.

A sermon from J. A. Medders on Exodus 1:1–14