The Author

​J. A. Medders is the lead pastor of Redeemer Church in Tomball, Texas. He and his wife, Natalie, have two kids, Ivy and Oliver. He blogs at and hosts the Home Row, A Podcast on Writing with Writers. He is the author of 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.

Silicon Valley Is Not Our Model for Church Planting

Let’s plant churches in such a way that we can’t be so easily compared to the business tactics of the world.

How Gospel Focus Fuels Neighbor Love

Tony Merida talks with J.A. Medders on the centrality

From the Flooded Grounds of Houston

Christians, we should be at our best when affliction

Stop Speaking Gospelish

This is the book we didn’t know we were

It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And We Feel Fine)

One day there won’t be enough nails in the