Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

Apologetics (Defending Your Faith)

Teacher: Ellen Kelsey (


The word “apologetics” is derived from the Greek meaning, “speaking in defense.”

This course educates the student in the defense of the Bible by developing interest and understanding in Creation, The Fall, and Redemption. The student will be motivated to apply Scripture to today’s issues, as well as develop their spiritual growth. This course will equip the students to defend foundational biblical teachings against competing worldviews. Topics of study include: Worldview, Creation, The Fall, Redemption, Gender, Government, Science, History, and Arts & Culture.

Required text / supplies: 

Biblical Worldview Student Edition (ESV version) text book by Bob Jones (BJU)

Biblical World View Tests by Bob Jones (BJU)

NO Activity Manual required 

Class/Copy Fee: $15 (written to Ellen Kelsey due at Orientation or 9/1/2020) 

Tuition: $360 ($36.00/month for 10 months, August- May or $40.00/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)

revised 2/27/20

Ellen Kelsey
B.S. in Biblical Studies / Masters in Theology 

Ellen Kelsey graduated from International Seminary with a Bachelors Degree in Biblical Studies and a Master of Arts in Theology. She has served in many positions over the years in ministry ranging from music to Christian education for adults and children. Teaching the Word of God is Ellen’s passion and God has opened many doors for her to use her gift in the classroom, as well as writing curriculum. Ellen has worked in early childhood education serving as an administrative assistant and bus driver for two local daycare facilities. She homeschooled both of her children, who are now grown with children of their own. Ellen and her husband enjoy playing golf and serving in their church on leadership team.