Justin Ariel Bailey

Professor / Theologian / Pastor

Assistant Professor of Theology
Dordt University

I work at the intersection of Christian theology, culture, and ministry. Having served as a pastor in a number of diverse settings, my work as a professor explores the ways that culture shapes the practice of Christian faith, as well as the ways that the Christian imagination shapes believers to participate in culture. My research seeks to bridge gaps between church and academy, exploring the formational spaces where they overlap. As a theology professor at Dordt, I resonate deeply with Dordt’s task and calling to provide an academically rigorous and culturally engaged education, shaped deeply by the Reformed theological vision.

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Raised with Christ – Colossians 2-3

Our systems of self-improvement may bring a sense of accomplishment. But they can also bring anxiety, with an ever-advancing finish line, where the numbers reinforce our sense that there is a fantasy self that we are failing to become. So for all confused and exhausted believers,…
July 14, 2019