Speaker Archive

Browse our speakers chronologically using the links to the left, or use the search function at the top of the page to search for a particular speaker or lecture series.

Aug 24 2014

Healing the Seven Deadly Sins

Increasingly the classic vices are being redefined in the contemporary world as virtues. Evangeline Taylor helps us examine the “deadly sins” through the lens of the Beatitudes and Jesus’ other teachings, through which we can find a path to healing, rather than cultural accommodation.

Aug 17 2014

Serving the Global Church: Stuart and Cathie Showalter

NPC-supported Wycliffe missionaries Stuart and Cathie Showalter work with the church among the Kaan people of Burkina Faso. Their focus is to provide the Scriptures in the Kaan language and to develop the community through literacy and small scale development projects. After 27 years they are almost finished with the New Testament in the Kaansa language. Hear stories of how God is working in that community to transform people’s lives. 

Aug 17 2014

Military Chaplains: Ministering to People of Faith, No Faith, and all Faiths

Rear Admiral Kibben, newly-promoted Chief of Chaplains, U.S. Navy, shares the spiritual challenges that face the men and women of our armed forces, and how the Chaplain Corps strategically meets them amidst the unique challenges of the contemporary world. Margaret is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA); she and her family regularly worship at NPC.

Aug 10 2014

But One Thing: Living Purposefully Through Transition

R.V. Seep, a very popular Adult Sunday School teacher, will help us see life's transitions in a biblical light. Whether we face a career transition, a milestone in life, or simply our rapidly changing world, Christian people and institutions confront numerous challenging transitions. We are called to live up to God’s purposes for our lives, even as we lean forward into His grace. 

Aug 3 2014

Serving the Global Church: Angela Bednarczyk

Following a twenty-year career in deaf education and service at NPC, Angela Bednarczyk prayed that God would use her professional experience to serve others. Angela now works with Senegalese teachers to introduce teaching techniques that maximize students’ learning through visual supports. Hear how God responded to Angela’s prayer.