Lisa Jacob is the North Texas Organizer for the Christians Against Christian Nationalism campaign. She provides on-the-ground coordination and leadership to pilot the first local organizing project of BJC’s national campaign.
Born and raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Jacob has substantial experience as clergy within Texas, including in large megachurch and multi-site evangelical churches. Before coming to BJC, she served as a pastor at Gateway Church – Austin, leading community-based strategy, organization and mobilization initiatives. She previously served as a college pastor and later as a mission pastor, both in the DFW area. Jacob also has experience as a clinical therapist and a social worker.
Jacob is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, and she earned her master’s degree in counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary. Jacob also participated in pastoral cohorts through Fuller Theological Seminary.
Based in North Texas, Jacob is working to grow a base of support for Christians Against Christian Nationalism in the area. She’s also a dog mom, avid reader and board game enthusiast. Contact her to get connected to the work combating Christian nationalism in Texas.