Charlie Nishi: Tell us how your ministry leadership has developed over the years? My years at Northwest were instrumental in shaping my service for God’s Kingdom. The Canadian Japanese Mission introduced me to the Christian faith. After my Engineering degree, I led bible studies for the Japanese mission and mentored young adults. The Lord led […]
“Dr. Mike Mawhorter…” – It draws a smile and a hearty chuckle as I begin my conversation with Mike. Perhaps it is the newness of the title “Doctor,” or the humility of the man behind the title who still seems slightly uncomfortable with his new moniker. But for a man who is used to being […]
Andy (NBTC 1998-2000) is the founder and director of Apologetics Canada, while his wife Nancy (Schellenberg – NBTC 1996-1999) is his part time Executive Assistant along side being full time mom.
Jim and Janet Visbeek graduated from Northwest/ACTS in April 2006. They both earned the MA in Christian Studies, but Janet’s focus was in Chaplaincy. Dawne, one of their daughters, also graduated in April 2005 with the Master of Counseling degree. Jim is the Managing Director of Cedar Springs Retreat Centre, Sumas, Washington. They have three […]
Todd Chapman, pastor of Auguston Neighbourhood Church in Abbotsford, BC., is a graduate of Northwest Baptist Seminary at ACTS (Master of Religious Education 1999). He and Karen have three children: Delaney, Macaulay and Theo. Todd, in a life filled with many significant choices, perhaps the biggest is the determination to be a follower of Jesus. […]
Randy Kamp, Canadian Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows– Maple Ridge–Mission. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. Randy (BTh. 1975) & Ruth (Certificate 1973) are Northwest alumni. Randy, in the years since graduation, what kinds of ministry has God led you and Ruth to be involved in? Ruth and I met on […]
Debbie completed a Certificate in Christian Studies in 1975 and John completed an M.A. in Christian Studies in 1980 —focusing on Soren Kierkegaard. John and Debbie have been married for 30 years and have 3 married Children and 3 grandchildren. In the years since graduation, what kinds of ministry has God led you both to […]
Dr. Vern Middleton is a Northwest alumnus (B.Div. 1963) and Professor Emeritus of Missions and Evangelism at Northwest@ACTS. We took this opportunity to connect with him and listen to his continued heartbeat for global missions and for Northwest Alumni. Vern, you have had a long and rich history here at Northwest. What year did you […]