Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Darrell Dooyema

Meet Dr. Darrell Dooyema

Degrees and Experience
  • D.Min., Philosophy/Theology (Talbot Theological School)
  • M.A., Philosophy of Religion (Denver Seminary)
  • B.A., English Literature (Wheaton College)
Biography and Professional Achievements

Dr. Darrell Dooyema teaches Philosophy, Apologetics, and Worldview courses at both the undergrad and graduate level and enjoys helping students think about the great questions of life. He is a frequent speaker both in the USA and abroad on topics relating to tough questions of faith.

He and his wife, Annette, are founding partners of the Elvheim project in Norway, where students come to grow in their relationship with Jesus, explore tough questions, experience intentional Christian community and gain cross cultural skills. He has worked with the International Student Ministry of The Navigators for the last twenty years and is grateful for the global perspective provided by reaching out to students of all nations.

  • Dooyema, Darrell. "Measuring your Ministry: A Warning & an Encouragement." BCL, July 2019.
  • Dooyema, Darrell. "Is Belief in God Reasonable?" in Reasons to Believe, edited by Dennis Moles and Ryan Whitson. Abbotsford: Aneko Press, 2016.
  • Dooyema, Darrell. "Do All Religions Teach the Same Thing?" in Reasons to Believe, edited by Dennis Moles and Ryan Whitson. Abbotsford: Aneko Press. 2016
  • Dooyema, Darrell. "Wittgenstein's Lingering Legacy: How Language Games Theory Separates Reason from Faith & How Natural Theology can Come to Our Rescue." DMin Dissertation, Biola University, 2014.
  • Dooyema, Darrell. "Richard Dawkins Sneezes at Colorado College," OpEd The Catalyst, Vol. 44:19, 2013.
  • Dooyema, Darrell. "Civility," Letter to Editor: Colorado Springs Gazette, Oct. 18, 2012.
  • Dooyema, Darrell. "Wittgenstein and Philosophy of Religion," Denver Journal, Vol.9, 2006.
Selected Presentations
  • "Er Bibelen Farlig?: Is the Bible Dangerous?" Skeptic Week Keynote Address; Bergen, Norway, 2020
  • "Asking & Answering Tough Questions" Bergen Bibelskole Apologetics Training; Bergen, Norway 2019
  • "On Being a Berean: Acts 17" Windhoek Navigators; Windhoek, Namibia, 2018
  • "Science & Faith: Friends or Foes?" Delft University Navigators; Delft, The Netherlands, 2019
  • "God Gud, Ond Verden? (Good God, Evil World?)" Skeptic Week Keynote Address, Bergen, Norway, 2018
  • "Joseph, Providence & the Problem of Evil," Weekly Lecture Swiss L'Abri; L'Abri Huemoz, Switzerland, 2017