Randall Nolan

Randall Nolan

Work experience

Work experience
Apr 2001 - Jun 2010

Curriculum Developer

Briercrest Distance Learning

I edited distance education course material and worked with subject matter experts (professors) to develop distance education courses. I instructed several distance education (including online) courses in theology and the humanities and wrote/instructed two courses. I also did a small amount of classroom instruction.

Mar 1976 - Jul 2000


Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada

For almost 25 years, I served as pastor in PAOC churches--Shellbrook, SK from 1976-1980, Maple Creek, SK from 1980-1985, Red Lake, ON from 1985-1992, and Parkside, SK from 1992-2000.



Aug 2006 - Jul 2010


Queen's University of Belfast

The title of my dissertation was "Towards a Theology of Education for the 21st Century." I worked at making it an interdisciplinary study, looking at contemporary philosophy of education and theories of learning, particularly those associated with distance/online learning, through the lens of theology.

Aug 2000 - Apr 2003

MA Theological Studies

Briercrest Biblical Seminary

I was accepted into BBS as a mature student on the strength of my Diploma in Theology and my years of pastoral experience. When I graduated in 2003, I received an award for excellence in research. My thesis title was “Just as They Were: Attention to Autobiography in the Works of Alexander W. Whyte.” 

Sep 1972 - Apr 1975

Diploma in Theology

Central Pentecostal College

Central Pentecostal College is now Horizon College and Seminary.