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Pastor Rob Perkins, Bio

Pastor Rob is married to Mitali and is the proud father of Timothy and James. Rob received a B.S. in Chemistry and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University. He earned a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary while working as Director of University Ministries at Malibu Presbyterian Church. After his ordination, Rob and his family ministered in Asia for seven years. Between assignments in India and Thailand with the PC(USA), Rob enjoyed a call as pastor of Dhaka International Christian Church in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He returned to the States to serve as the Interim Senior Pastor at Malibu Presbyterian Church, and was installed as NPC’s fifteenth Senior Pastor in January 2001. Rob serves on the boards of The Outreach Foundation and the Institute for Christian Leadership, and earned his Doctor of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a focus on preaching.

Favorite Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien, Susan Howatch, C. S. Lewis, Mitali Perkins
Favorite Quote: “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” – Jim Elliot
Favorite Food: Thai, Indian, Mexican
Favorite Movie: It’s a Wonderful Life
Favorite Musical:  Les Misérables
Favorite TV Shows: Football, baseball, basketball … and stuff I watch with my wife
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Golf, skiing, body surfing
Favorite Sports Teams: Red Sox, Patriots
Favorite Games: Bridge, StarCraft
Favorite Animals: Zipper (our Labrador Retriever)