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Justin Ariel Bailey

Professor / Theologian / Pastor

Associate Professor of Theology
Dordt University

Justin Ariel Bailey works at the intersection of Christian theology, culture, and ministry. Having served as a pastor in a number of diverse settings, his work as a professor explores the ways that culture shapes the practice of Christian faith, as well as the ways that that Christian faith enables culture care. He holds a PhD in Theology and his research seeks to bridge gaps between church and academy, and the formational spaces where they overlap. He is the host of the In All Things podcast, and writes regularly for their online journal.

His written work has appeared in Christianity Today, The Banner, Fare Forward, and the Reformed Journal, as well as academic publications such as Christian Scholars Review and the International Journal of Public Theology. He is the author of the book Reimagining Apologetics (IVP Academic, 2020) and the forthcoming volume Interpreting Your World (Baker Academic, 2022).

Justin hosts the In All Things Podcast, sponsored by the Andreas Center at Dordt University. The podcast consists of conversations about living creatively in God’s created world. In pursuit of this end, we will engage in conversation with diverse voices across a wide range of traditions, vocations, an interests.  You can listen through Apple, Spotify, Pandora, or Google Podcasts.

And so the summer ends: 2021 life update

The Fall semester begins tomorrow, and I feel that nervous energy that always attends welcoming a new school year. Given everything going on in the world at the moment, and all that has happened over the last couple of years, I feel gravity and gratitude.…
August 24, 2021