Dr. TACHIN Philip Shitsav

TACHIN Philip Shitsav

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Senior Lecturer

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WORK EXPERIENCE

  1. Visiting Senior Lecturer, University of Jos                                                                                                     2018 – 2019
  2. Executive Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board, Makurdi Benue state,                          -        2015 – 2019
  3. Lecturer, National Open University of  Nigeria, Lagos                                                                                  2013 – Date
  4. Liaison and Quality Control Officer on NOUN I-Learn, School of Arts and Social Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria                                                         -                                                                                      2014 – 2015
  5. Lecturer, theological College of Northern Nigeria (TCNN) Bukuru                                                    -        2001 – 2013
  6. Visiting Lecturer, Jos ECWA Theological Seminary                                                                                     2012 – 2013
  7. Academic Dean, TCNN Bukuru                                    -                                                                               2011 – 2013
  8. Examination Officer, TCNN Bukuru                             -                                                                               2009 – 2011
  9. Learning/Academic Adviser, Commonwealth University, Belize, UK                                                           2010 – 2011
  10. Teaching Assistant, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, USA                                                 2007 – 2009
  11. Library Staff, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, USA                                                           2002 – 2004
  12. Teacher, NKST Secondary School, Mkar            -                                                                                           1996 – 1997
  13. Teacher, Mkar Model College, Mkar                    -                                                                                          1993 – 1994
  14. Pastor, NKST Iyar, Taraba State                         -                                                                                             1989 – 1993

XIII. DETAILS OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  1. Senior Lecturer, National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja                                                        2017 – Date
  2. Senior Visiting Lecturer, University of Jos,                                                                                    2018 – Date
  3. Lecturer I, National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos                                                                 2013 – Date
  4. Lecturer I, Theological College of Northern Nigeria, Bukuru, Jos                                                 2011 – 2013
  5. Lecturer II, Theological College of Northern Nigeria, Bukuru, Jos                                                2009 – 2011
  6. Teaching Assistant, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, USA                                  2007 – 2008
  7. Assistant Lecturer, TCNN Bukuru, Jos               -                                                                            2001 - 2002

 

  1. COURSES TAUGHT
  1. Doctoral Courses

          STH 922 Globalization, Postmodernism and Theology

          STH 931 Theological Reflections in Christian Ethics

 

  1. Masters Courses

MTH 554 Trinitarian Theology

MTB 553 Ethics and Human Rights

ST211 Doctrine of Man (Anthropology)

ST 223 Doctrine of Salvation 1

MD 341 Systematic Theology

MD 472 Christian Traditions

MD 473 Philosophy of Religion

 

  1. Undergraduate Courses

BD 341/BT 441 Systematic Theology

HTD 407 Doctrine of God and Creation

BD 343/HT 304 Ethics

BD 357 Introduction to Philosophy

BD 472 Christian Traditions

BD 473 Philosophy of Religion

BD 475 Black and Liberation Theology

BD 220 General Church History

CTH 321 God and Revelation

CRS 301 Soteriology

CRS 204 Introduction to Systematic Theology

 

 

  1. THESES SUPERVISED
  1. Doctoral Thesis

 

(a).    Dami, Caleb (2015), “The Resurrection in Calvin’s Theology” (Completed) Jos ECWA Theological Seminary, Jos, Plateau State.

(b)     Obasanjo, Olusegun (2017), “Resolving the Unfinished Agenda in Liberation Theology: An Analysis of Leadership, Poverty and Underdevelopment in North Eastern Nigeria,” (completed) NOUN.

 

  1. Masters Theses
  1. Luxman, Yusuf J (2009).  “A Critical Analysis of the Blood of Christ as a Means of Protection” (completed). TCNN Bukuru
  2. Kachalla, Anjugu (2010). “The Impact of Missionary Activities on the life of Eggon People” (completed), TCNN Bukuru
  3. Ososamine, Christopher Dede (2010). “Martin Luther King Jr.’s Theology of Non-Violence and its Relevance to the Nigerian Society”. (completed), TCNN Bukuru.
  4. Igboh, Samuel Chukwuemeka (2010). “The Blood of Jesus in the Theology of Bishop Oyedepo” (completed), TCNN Bukuru.
  5. Musa, Elijah James (2010). “Roman Catholic Theology Disguised in Protestantism: A Case Study of CRCN” (completed), TCNN Bukuru.

 

  1. Undergraduate Theses
  1.      Ofonyili, Godfrey, O.C (2010). “The Effects of Drug Abuse to the Church and Society: A Case Study of Bauchi Diocese” (completed), TCNN Bukuru.
  2. Ityav, Denen (2010). “The Calling and Ordination of Pastors in NKST. (completed), TCNN Bukuru.
  3.     Abraham, J.T (2010). “Lay Preaching in NKST: A Theological Evaluation” (completed), TCNN Bukuru.
  4. Gyang, M. Pam (2010). “A Contrastive Analysis of Beliefs on Miracles of Selected Churches in Jos”. (completed), TCNN Bukuru.
  5.      Pyikison, Ande Habila (2011). “Ethnic Crisis and its Effect on Christianity: A Case Study of Takum Local Government of Taraba State,” (completed), TCNN Bukuru.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book already published

Tachin, P.S. (2013), Calvin and Turretin on the Merit of Christ. Saarbrücken: Scholars’ Press (448pp) (ISBN: 978-3-639-51891-7).

(b).    Chapters in Books already published

(c).     Articles that have already appeared in Referred Conferences Proceedings:

  1. Tachin, P.S (2004). “A Response to Christian Religious Education in the 21st Century,” in: Christian Worldview and Scholarship, ed. John B Hulst (Melbourne, Australia: Amani), pp. 91 – 92.
  2. Tachin, P.S (2004). “A Response to a Biblical Perspective on Stewardship,” in: Christian Worldview and Scholarship ed. John B. Hulst (Melbourne, Australia: Amani), pp 200 – 202.

(d).    Patent:

(e).     Published Journal Articles

  1. Tachin, P.S. (2010). “Calvin’s Idea of Meritum Christi:” Kerux: The Journal of Northwest Theological Seminary, 25/2: 43-67, (Lynwood, Washington, USA), (contribution 100%).
  2. Tachin, P.S. (2010). “A Critique of Anthony Flew on Divine Omnipotence and Human Freedom.” Or-Che-Uma: African Journal of Existential Philosophy, vol. 1, no. 2, September/October: 57 – 69, Benue State University (Nigeria), (contribution 100%)
  3. Tachin, P.S. (2011).  “A Critique of John Hick’s Christology and Reaffirmation of the Exclusiveness of Christ,” International Journal of Orthodox Theology, 2:2 (Chicago, USA), (contribution 100%).
  4. Tachin, P.S. (2011). “Ethical Issues and African Politics and Development: Redefining the Concept of Leadership in a Christian Perspective,” Faculty of Arts Journal, Benue State University, vols. 6 & 7: 394 – 412 (Nigeria), (contribution 100%).
  5. Tachin, P.S. (2013). “The Logic of Monergism and Synergism in Francis Turretin’s Soteriology,” Kerux: The Journal of Northwest Theological Seminary, 28/2 September: 33 -47, (Lynwood, Washington, USA), (contribution 100%).
  6. Tachin, P.S. (2013). “Man as the Image Bearer of God: A Theological Vista for Ethnic Unity and Integration in Africa,” Faculty of Arts Journal, Nasarawa State University, (Nigeria), (contribution 100%).
  7. Tachin, P.S. (2014). “True Religious Piety and its Social implications: An Analysis of Calvin’s Thought,” Orita: Ibadan Journal of Religious studies, XLVI/ 1&2, University of Ibadan: 101 -120, (Nigeria), (contribution 100%).
  8. Tachin, P.S. (2015). “Witnessing in Word and Deed in the context of Religious Persecution,” Unio cum Christo: An International Reformed Journal on faith and Life, vol. 2. Westminster: 209-224, (Philadelphia, USA) (contribution 100%).
  9. Tachin, P.S. (2017). “Do Judaism, Islam and Christianity Worship the same God? A Classic Reformed Theology Perspective,” Published in Unio cum Christo: An International Reformed journal on Faith and life, Westminster: 183-199, (Philadelphia, USA), (contribution 100%).
  10. Tachin, P.S. (2018) “The Exclusive Authority of Scripture and African Anti-foundationalism: The Byang Kato Legacy,” E-Journal of Religious and Theological Studies, 28-40, (Kumasi, Ghana), (contribution 100%).
  11. Tachin, P.S. (2018). “Saai, Joseph Isholibo (1911-1986),” Dictionary of African Biography (dacb.org) (Boston, USA), (contribution 100%).
  12. Tachin, P.S. (2019). “The Religious and Social Covenant: The Puritan Challenge,” E-Journal of Religious and Theological Studies, 92-99, June 2019 Volume 1 Number 2 Article 9 (Accra, Ghana) (contribution 100%).
  13. Tachin, P.S. (2019), “The Nigerian Church in its Social Context,” African Christianity in Local and Global Contexts, A Fetschrift in Honour of Rev. Prof. Isaac Deji Ayegboyin, 393-406, University of Ibadan (Ibadan) (contribution 100%).
  14. Tachin, P.S. (2019), “The Glory of God: A Philosophical and Theological Reflection of Calvin Towards Nation Building,” Philosophy and Praxis: Journal of the Nigeria Philosophical Association, Vol. 9 (Abuja) (contribution 100%)
  15. BOOK REVIEWS
  16.           Tachin, P.S. (2017). J. Alan Branch, Born This Way? Homosexuality, Science and the Scriptures. Wooster: Weaver Book Company, 2016. Pp. Vii+177. $14.99.

(b).   COURSES DEVELOPED/REVIEWED FOR NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA.

  1. Tachin, P.S. CTH 849: The Rise and Growth of Western Christianity in Africa (3 credits): 140pp.
  2. Tachin, P.S. CRS 813: Pauline Epistles (3 credit units): 134pp.
  3. Tachin, P.S. CRS 272: Ecumenism (2 credit units): 101pp.
  4. Tachin, P.S. CRS 422 Christology (2 credit units): 141pp.

Tachin, P.S. CRS 826 Ecclesiology (3 credit units; reviewed): 190pp

  1. Seminars/Conferences
  2. September 12-16, 2017, “Cambridge Education Seminar on Strategic Choices for Basic Education Reforms in Nigeria,” Cambridge, UK.
  3. September 19-21, 2017, “Jolly Phonics International Summit” in London.
  4. October 5 – 7, 2016, “Strategic Planning: An Essential Tool for Effective Implementation of Basic education in Nigeria,” in Jos, organized by UBEC.
  5. September 26 – 30, 2016, “Teacher Quality: A Tool for Sustainable Human Capital Development,” organized by National Council on education (NCE), Abuja.
  6. September, 26 – 27, 2016, “Establishing by Law, the Economic Planning Board for Local Governments & Area Council,” Abuja.
  7. July, 26 – 28, 2016, “Anti-corruption and Fraud Prevention in Nigeria,” organized by Center for Integrity Development & Accountability in Nigeria,” Abuja.
  8. December 7 -10, 2016, “Consolidating Basic Education in Nigeria: The Challenges and the way Forward,” in Abuja organized by UBEC, Abuja.
  9. November, 16 – 17, 2015, “Workshop on Entrenching Transparency and Accountability in UBE,” by Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria in Abuja.
  10. July, 8, 2015, “Workshop on Online Facilitation,” organized by Emerging Platforms at Lagos Chamber of Commerce, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
  11. March, 6 – 8, “Workshop on Educational Management and Human Development,” Lagos.
  12. November 10, 2014, “Workshop on Instructional Video Delivery,” organized by Emerging Platforms at CMD, Lagos.
  13. December 10 – 13, 2014, “National Workshop on ODL Research Methods and Tools,” organized by RETRIDAL/ Commonwealth of Learning at national Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.
  14. May 26 – 28, 2014 “National Workshop on Online Assessment and Evaluation in Open Distance Learning, (ODL)” National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.
  15. April 14, 2014, “Workshop on E-Learning Training for School of Arts and Social Sciences Academic Staff,” National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.
  16. March 31st – April 3, 2014, “Annual Byang Kato Lectures on the Authority of Scripture,” in Jos ECWA Theological Seminary, Jos.
  17. November, 15 – 18, 2013, “Conference on Educational Leadership,” organized by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) in San Diego, California (2013).
  18. February, 4 – 8, 2013 “Conference on Truth Exchange: The Coming ‘Utopia’ and Christian Witness in Tough Times,” in Escondido, California, USA.
  19. April 23 – 24, 2012, “Introduction to Curriculum Development” by Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University at Reformed Theological Seminary, Mkar.
  20. November, 9 – 11, 2011 Benue State University, Faculty of Arts International Conference: “The Humanities, Postmodernism and African Transformation in the 21st Century”.
  21. July 5, 2011: “Retaining Clients and Improving Service Delivery in Management Consulting” and “Tools and Techniques for Promoting Consultancy Services in Nigeria” in Abuja by International Management Consultancy.
  22. November 25, 2010: “Ethical Challenges in Management Consulting in Nigeria” in Abuja by International Management consultancy.
  23. June 10, 2010: “Winning Negotiations and Contracts in Management Consulting” in Abuja by International Management Consultancy.
  24. March 27, 2010: “Seminar on Economic Reforms and the Banking sector: Lessons in Good Governance” in Abuja by International Management Consultancy.
  25. April 6 – 8, 2003: “Globalization and Economics” in Paradise, Texas, USA by Acton Institute.
  26. September, 26 – 28, 2002: “International Conference on Peacemaking,” organized by the Peacemaker Ministries in Ashville, North Carolina, USA.
  27. January 11 – 15, 1999: “International Conference on Christian Worldview and Scholarship,” organized in Mkar by ICMS Mkar (now University of Mkar), Benue State.
  28. February 1 – 12, 1999: “DFID/Benue Health Fund Workshop on Primary Health Care Committee” in Makurdi (Community Resource Persons).
  29. September 14 – 25, 1998: “DFID/Benue Health Fund Workshop on Primary Health Care Management Committee” in Makurdi (Project Planning and Community Integration for Outreach Groups).

 

 

HONOURS, DISTINCTIONS AND MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES.

  1. Member, Fellowship of Langham Scholars -        2009 – Date
  2. Member, World Reformed Fellowship         -        2009 – Date
  3. Member, Reformed Theological Institute    -        2012 – Date
  4. Member, Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals -   2012 – Date

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  1. Member, Benue State Transition Committee,      -        2019 – 2019  
  2. Member, Students’ Projects Comm. National Open University of Nigeria                                                                   -        2013 – 2015
  3. Coordinator, I-Learn Platform, School of Arts and Social Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos             -        2014 –2015

 

  1. Member, Samuel Ortom Gubernatorial Strategy Committee   2014 – 2015
  2. Member TCNN PhD Committee                          -        2012 – 2013
  3. Chairman, TCNN Education Committee             -        2010 – 2013
  4. Chairman, TCNN Clinic Committee                    -        2011 – 2013
  5. Member, TCNN Management Committee            -        2011 – 2013
  6. Member, TCNN Endowed Chair Committee                 -        2010 – 2013
  7. Member, Curriculum Dev. Committee TCNN      -        2010 – 2012
  8. Member, TCNN Academic Board                        -        2010 – 2013
  9.  Member, TCNN Research Committee                 -        2010 – 2013
  10. Executive Director, Reformed Outreach Initiative,        -        2008 – Date 
  11. Coordinator, African and African-American Students’ Association, Westminster, Philadelphia, USA                             -        2005 – 2006 
  12. Guest Bible Teacher, Union League, Philadelphia         -        2005 – 2007
  13.  Guest Counselor, Juvenile Detention Center, Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania, USA                                                 -        2003 – 2005
  14.  Chairman, Electoral Commission, TCNN Students’ Body -  1999 – 2000
  15. Member, NKST Primary Health Care Management Committee       -        1998 – 1999

 

 

 

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