Jason Lief PhD

Professor / Theologian / Immigration Organizer

Explore More

Professor

Associate Professor Of Biblical And Theological Studies

Lumberjack Theology

Latest resources & content for you and your ministry.

Ministry

Office of Social Justice CRCNA

Praire SERVE

About

Jason Lief is Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at Northwestern College in Orange City, IA.. Jason served as the chaplain for Pella (Iowa) Christian High School while earning a master’s degree in theology from Wheaton College Graduate School. He also completed a doctorate in practical theology from Luther Seminary. He previously taught theology and youth ministry at Dordt College for 10 years. Jason is the author of “Poetic Youth Ministry: Loving Young People by Learning to Let Them Go” and "Christianity and Heavy Metal as Impure Sacred Within the Secular West: Transgressing the Sacred”.

We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Books

God’s program does not contradict the earth’s programs. It does contradict the sins of the earth’s programs. That is why the church has to proclaim God’s reign—to remove sin from the earth’s programs and to encourage the formation of programs in accord with God’s reign. That is the great work of Christians in history.

Oscar Romero

Science and FaithUncategorized
August 7, 2019

Bearing False Witness III: Scientific Proof

In this final installment we turn our attention to a "book review" posted on the facebook page of the Siouxland Reformation Society. It's a two part review, the first part focuses on theology and biblical interpretation, while the second addresses the scientific claims. A brief…
Science and Faith
August 6, 2019

Bearing False Witness II: Sex and Pornography

Once again, my words are being twisted to further the agenda of people who refuse to take the time to read my book. The Sioux County Conservative facebook page posted some of my words on the topic of pornography to make it look like...well, I'm…
Science and Faith
July 29, 2019

Bearing False Witness: A Response

To publish a book, a person has to have thick skin. It's a risk, after all, putting your words and thoughts out there for others to read. Authors want to start conversations, otherwise we wouldn't write books. Criticism comes with the territory. If you can't…