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:  Tom Osterhus

Biography: Tom and his wife Ohokulani (Hoku) together with their sons Timothy and Elias live on the beautiful island of Maui.

Tom’s ministry focus is primarily missions and dealing with apologetics and worldview issues. Ministry experience has mainly been leadership and teaching within short-term mission organizations. Tom is currently the director of Youth With A Mission-Maui.

On a hot day in Maui (which is everyday), Tom likes to refresh himself with ice cold Mountain Dew.

B.A. in International Ministries, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL
M.A. in Christian Thought (Magna Cum Laude), Bethel University, St. Paul, MN.


Course Costs

IT Fees $ 36.00

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Tuition $ 696.00
Textbook Sales (inc GST) $ 65.25
CoursePak Text (inc GST) $ 26.25
Shipping $ 30.00
TOTAL $ 853.50

For more information about this course you may contact IBOLT at 1.877.451.4980