A Prayer for All Christians and Churches

National has had a long-standing relationship with a predominantly African-American congregation in DC, Third Street Church of God. The relationship goes back to the 1980s, and was led by NPC…

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Worship and Forgiveness

This past Sunday, Pentecost, as I spoke about the role and power of the Holy Spirit, I shared a story told by Corrie ten Boom about the call to forgive…

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Our True Identity

To all who received Jesus, who believed in his name,he gave power to become children of GodJohn 1:12 As we all know, in Buffalo this past Saturday at 2:30 in the…

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Annual Meeting and New Sermon Series

“I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord,“plans for good and not evil, to give you a future with hope.”Jeremiah 29:11  This Sunday we hold our annual…

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What does the Lord REQUIRE of us?

Tomorrow – Thursday, April 28, at NPC, we will be hosting two special guests and about 100 pastors and lay leaders from 40-50 congregations reflecting significant ethnic diversity across our…

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The Resurrection of the Body

Christ is Risen! Hallelujah. What a glorious celebration this past Easter Sunday, by all kinds of standards… By the weather: sunshine but chilly (a good Scottish summer day!). By the…

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