Course number: DETS4201 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: Designed to equip students to be able to articulate a relevant, informed and Biblical defense of the faith in modern academic and societal contexts.

Course Description: 
A biblical examination of the fundamentals of orthodox Christianity will afford the student with foundation to engage others in meaningful dialogue regardless of their opposing or contradictory worldviews. Apologetics will assist the student to develop skills for effective expression of personal beliefs and defense of the Christian faith.

Course Textbooks:
When Skeptics Ask:
 A Handbook of Christian Evidence. Norman Geisler, Ron. Brooks Baker Books. ISBN: O08107164X
Is Your Church Ready?: Motivating Leaders to Live an Apologetic Life.Ravi K. Zacharias, Norman L. Geisler. Zondervan. ISBN: 0310250617
AudioPak:“The Evidence for Christianity” and “5 Reasons Why God Exists And 3 Reasons Why it Matters” by Dr. William Cra

    Instructor:  Nathan Hill

Biography: Nathan is originally from the east coast of Canada, however, he now resides in Ontario with his wife Mandy where he is the Student & Worship Pastor at a local PAOC assembly. Nathan has a passion for teaching and a desire to be involved in equipping future leaders for the various tasks that they will undertake. On a hot summer day Nathan enjoys a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade.

Bachelor of Science (Microbiology & Immunology), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia;
Master of Divinity (Pastoral), Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.