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Jeffrey Anderson, D.Min., Ph.D.
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Jeffrey Anderson, D.Min., Ph.D.


Dr. Jeffrey Anderson is associate professor of systematic theology at Regent’s School of Divinity. He has served in several pastoral roles over the years, including founding pastor of Cedar Park Eastside in Kirkland, WA (2003-2005); pastor for Teaching and Preaching at Northlake Christian Church in Bothell, WA 2006-2011); and more recently, pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Edmonds, WA (2016-2017).

He and his wife are recent transplants to Virginia Beach from Washington State, where Jeff was born and raised. He has a B.A. in Biblical Studies from All Nations Bible College (Everett, WA), an M.Div. from Faith Evangelical Lutheran Seminary (Tacoma, WA), a D.Min. from Faith Seminary (Tacoma, WA) and a Ph.D. from Regent University, School of Divinity. He loves to read various kinds of theological and philosophical literature, as well as numerous kinds of history and fantasy/fiction. He enjoys talking with friends over coffee at Starbucks (especially with his wife, Trish) or while taking long walks (Jeff typically walks between 3-8 miles every other day).


Justification and the Role of the Spirit
Hermeneutical Theory/Linguistic Philosophy
The Fall, Sin, and Its Effects
Aspects of Soteriology


Published Articles and Book Reviews
“The Holy Spirit and Justification: A Pneumatological and Trinitarian Approach to Forensic Justification.” Source: Evangelical Review of Theology, Vol. 32, No 4 (2008): 292-305.

“Dead in Trespasses or Alive in the Image of God: Augustine of Hippo and Gregory of Nyssa — A Comparison and Contrast of their Anthropologies,” Evangelical Review of Theology, Vol. 32, No. 3 (Summer, 2008): 320-333.

The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification, and the New Perspective, by Michael F. Bird (Waynesboro: Paternoster, 2007). Source: Religious Studies Review, Vol. 33, No. 1 (September 2008): pp 48-49.

Shepherding Movement: Controversy and Charismatic Ecclesiology, by S. David Moore (New York: Continuum International Publishing, 2004). Source: The Pneuma Re-view, Vol. 10, No. 1 (Winter, 2007): p. 61.