Jeff grew up in the Crestwood/Sappington area, graduated from Lindbergh High School ('75) and the University of Missouri at Columbia ('79). After serving as an officer in the U.S. Army for 4 years, Jeff attended Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, but took three years off to teach at a Christian school in Texas. Upon graduation from Covenant Seminary ('88), he served three years as an Associate Pastor in Huntsville, Alabama, and then three years as Pastor at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas.
Since coming to Providence in 1994, Jeff has earned his Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M) and finished his Ph.D studies (ABD) in Systematic Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary.
Jeff and his wife Chris give thanks for 38 years of marriage and four children: Rebekah, Lauren, Julia, and Jeffrey Jr. As of December 28, 2015, all the children are married. They have one grandson–Chase Mackinaw.
Jeff enjoys walking, competitive handgun shooting, hunting, photography, science fiction, and cooking. You can visit his blog (web log) here and his Facebook page. His photography can be viewed here. Pastor Meyers is the author of The Lord's Service: The Grace of Covenant Renewal Worship, as well as a popular commentary on Ecclesiastes A Table in the Mist, and numerous other essays and articles.