Pastoral Life

Course number: DEPS3205 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: Pastoral Life is a sacred calling from God to share His heart with His people through the life of a minister.

Course Description: Ministry can be a complicated and difficult calling; but it might also be said that it is a joyful burden. The Pastoral Life is a course that explores the problems associated with an incorrect personal identity and subsequent performance issues in ministry. This course will help the student to develop strategies to develop a healthy personal identity and answer a regular call to personal renewal as a person of depth and worship.

Prerequisite: DEBS3121 Pastoral Letters

Course Textbooks:
Jesus the Pastor.
 John Frye. ISBN: 9780310229957
Under the Unpredictable Plant. Eugene Peterson. ISBN: 0802808484
AudioPak Resources: Identity and Performance, The Strength of Weakness and Anger and Power.
TKI Online Assessment

    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.