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 9 2015

Every Living Thing: Animal Welfare and Christian Faith

Christine Gutleben (Director of Faith Outreach for the Human Society of U.S.) and Michael Cromartie (V.P., Ethics and Public Policy Center) will lead us in a Biblical and theological exploration of why animals are worthy of our respect and care.

Aug 2 2015

Joining God’s Mission

NPC’s Senior Pastor David Renwick reflects on the difference it makes when we seek to find and join God’s mission in the world, rather than asking God to join our personal agendas.

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Jul 26 2015

NPC’s Mission in the City and the World

Associate Pastor Donna Marsh, Margaret Gardner, and Serve Council leaders discuss NPC’s current approach to mission, our portfolio of mission partners, and NPC’s future engagement with God’s work in our city and the world.  

Jul 19 2015

The Continuing Conversion of the Church: Mission as the Response to the Current Crisis in the Church

Dr. Darrell Guder, Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary, begins a three-week emphasis on mission, addressing the changed North American cultural situation and what it means for the future of the church.


Jul 12 2015

Disagreements and Church Unity: The Morally Divided Body

How ought churches, denominations and traditions respond when they find themselves in disagreement over important moral issues of the day? Dr. Michael Root, an important shaper of modern ecumenical conversation, and Professor of Systematic Theology at the Catholic University in America, gives us some historical and ecumenical context for this very important question.