Nicholas Maricle

Nicholas Maricle

Assistant Professor of Missions and Ministries
Dean of Chapel



Nicholas Maricle teaches theology, church history, and philosophy of religion at Louisiana Christian University. He is also the pastor of Hessmer Baptist Church in Hessmer, Louisiana.

Dr. Maricle is married to Karley, and they have a daughter named Ivy.

Writings and Publications:

  • Nicholas Maricle. “The Place of Mystery in Models of Divine Immutability.” PhD Diss., New Orleans Baptist theological Seminary, 2023.
  • Nicholas Maricle. 2023. “Divine Immutability as a Basis for Theological Ethics.” Paper presented at the Southwest Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Fort Worth, TX, March 25, 2023.
  • Nicholas Maricle, “A Biblical, Theological Proposal for Strengthening Reformed Theodicies.” Journal of the International Society of Christian Apologetics, 14, no. 1 (2021): 77–95.
  • Nicholas Maricle, “The Atemporal, Temporal God: Divine Atemporality and the Challenge of the Incarnation.” Puritan Reformed Journal 13, no. 2 (July 2021): 143–58.
  • Nicholas Maricle, review of Challies, Tim and Josh Byers, Visual Theology Study Guide: Seeing and Understanding the Truth about God. Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry, (Spring 2021): 164–65.
  • Nicholas Maricle, “Pastor, Care for your Soul so You Can Care for Your Congregation,” review of The Care of Souls: Cultivating a Pastor’s Heart by Harold Senkbeil, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, last modified July 7, 2020,
  • Review of Reformation 500: How the Greatest Revival Since Pentecost Continues to Shape the World Today. Edited by Ray Van Neste and J. Michael Garrett. Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry, (Spring 2020): 151–53.

Professional Societies:

  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Evangelical Philosophical Society
  • American Academy of Religion


  • PhD, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2023
  • ThM, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2021
  • MDiv, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminar, 2018
  • BA, Louisiana State University at Alexandria, 2015

Courses Taught

  • RL 105: Survey of the Bible
  • RL 299: Introduction to Research and Writing
  • RL 305: Christian Worldview
  • RL 310: Christian Apologetics
  • RL 361: History of Christianity
  • RL 365: Christian Theology 1
  • RL 367: Christian Theology 2