Chair, Christian Education Department; Professor of Christian Education
Dr. Atkinson joined the Toccoa Falls College faculty in 1989. Before joining the TFC faculty, he served as the Minister of Youth for Red Deer Alliance Church in Red Deer, AB.
He is the author of four books: Handbook of Young Adult Religious Education (Religious Education Press, 1995), Ministry With Youth in Crisis (Religious Education Press, 1997), Teaching Youth With Confidence (Evangelical Training Association, 2001), and The Power of Small Groups in Christian Education (Evangel Publishing House, 2002). He has contributed to the Christian Education Journal, various books about ministering to youth, and magazine articles.
He is a member of the North American Professors of Christian Education.
“Teaching in the School of Christian Education at Toccoa Falls College provides me with a great opportunity to be involved in Kingdom ministry. What a privilege God has given me–to make disciples who make disciples who make disciples!!!”
“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” (Matthew 6:33).
– Faculty Scholar of the Year (2003), Toccoa Falls College
- Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (2003-2004)
|Degrees Earned:||Area of Study||School Attended|
|Ph.D.||Christian Education||Talbot School of Theology/Biola University|
|M.A.||Christian Education||Talbot School of Theology/Biola University|
|B.R.E.||Christian Education||Canadian Bible College|
|A.A.||Arts/Humanities||Trinity Western College|