Jamin Goggin


Jamin is the pastor of spiritual formation and retreats at Saddleback Church. Jamin helped start Metamorpha Ministries. He lives in Southern California with his wife Kristin and three children.

Jamin believes that part of his pastoral vocation includes writing and speaking. He has written Beloved Dust: Drawing Close to God by Discovering the Truth About Yourself (co-authored with Kyle Strobel) and he has edited Reading the Christian Spiritual Classics: A Guide for Evangelicals (co-edited with Kyle Strobel). He frequently speaks at churches, retreats and conferences. Jamin writes and speaks from the depths of his own journey, seeking to invite others into the beauty and goodness of life with God.

For the sake of his own formation and training Jamin has committed himself to theological study. Jamin holds an MA in Spiritual Formation and Soul Care along with an MA in New Testament. Jamin is in the process of pursuing his PhD in Theology.

Jamin is firmly committed to the local church, believing it to be the primary location of God’s redemptive work. He is passionate about encouraging pastors to pursue life in Christ and to be relentlessly personal in their ministry. Jamin is humbled by the call to come alongside others in their journey of formation.