About Jeff Gissing
Hi, I’m Jeff Gissing. I was born in Cyprus and raised in the United Kingdom. I moved to suburban Las Vegas in my teens. Since then I’ve lived in Alabama, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. I’m a Presbyterian pastor and writer. I live in Wheaton with my wife and kids.
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My prior ministry experience includes serving as a campus minister, area director, and large church associate pastor.
I studied religion and philosophy at Samford University (B.A., thesis on teleological ethics), received the Master of Divinity from Beeson Divinity School, and completed additional studies (toward a Th.M.) in church history at Westminster Theological Seminary. I’ve also taken additional research at Tyndale House, Cambridge.
My research interests include: 19th Century American religious history; C. S. Lewis and the Inklings; Reformed theology; and, ecclesiology.
My other likes include: the Oxford comma, reformed theology, bow ties, corduroy, scotch, and the smell (not particularly the taste) of pipe tobacco.
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