Patrick Nurre, speaker

Northwest Treasures – Geology

As you plan your convention for next year, we wanted to let you know that Patrick Nurre of Northwest Treasures (Geology) is available as a speaker.  Drawing on over 30 years of speaking experience, Patrick’s seminars are always popular and a favorite with those looking for answers in the whole creation/evolution arena.  His insights into building a Biblical worldview have been a help to many.  From rocks, fossils, and dinosaurs to the Flood to Egyptian Chronology, Patrick removes the mystery of geology.  Your convention attendees will come away with a new appreciation for the veracity of Genesis, and practical ways to help their children understand and apply what they learn.

Patrick has spoken most recently at the following homeschool conventions:

  • Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County (WA, 2018, ‘19)
  • HECOA (online convention, 2018, ‘19)
  • Christian Heritage Family Conference (Redmond, WA, 2018)
  • TPA (Wichita, KS, 2018)
  • SECHE (South Dakota, 2018)
  • HEAV (Virginia, 2018)
  • AFHE (Phoenix, AZ, 2018, ‘19)
  • TTD – Nashville (2019)
  • CFHE (Spokane, WA, 2019)
  • CHEA (Pasadena, CA, 2019)
  • VHE (Modesto, CA, 2019)

He has also spoken at the following events (pre-2018):

AHEA (Alberta, Canada), NCHE (North Carolina), THSC Arlington (Texas),  NDHSA (North Dakota), Creation Weekend (Lawrence, Kansas), MACHE (Minnesota), GHC (Cincinnati and Ft. Worth, Texas), SHEM (Missouri), HECOA, Christian Family Home Educators (Spokane, WA), CHOIS (Idaho), AFHE (Arizona), UTCH (Utah), Christian Heritage (Redmond, WA),  CHOH (Hawaii), Valley Home Educators (Modesto, CA), Institute for Creation Science of Oregon, OCEAN (Oregon), TPA (Kansas), BCCHEC (British Columbia), The Creation Science Association of British Columbia, CHEC (Denver), VHE (Modesto, CA), TPA (Wichita, KS), SECHE (South Dakota), HEAV (Virginia), THSC (The Woodlands), CHEA (California), WATCH (WA), WHO (WA), AFHE (Phoenix, AZ), Montana Homeschool Convention, The Greater St. Louis Home Educators Expo, Creation Conference (Manzanita, OR), Portland Design Science Conference (Oregon), Apologetics Forum of Snohomish County (Washington), and at numerous other creation conventions and churches in Arizona, California, Indiana, Missouri, Georgia, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, and Colorado.

“Patrick Nurre brings a wealth of field experience in geology and a warm-hearted approach to the needs of homeschoolers.  I highly recommend him to you!” Diana Waring, homeschool author/speaker.

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Listen to Patrick:

  1. Creation Geology – The Key to Unraveling Earth History

2. Egyptian Chronology and the Bible

3. The Geology of Israel



Patrick Nurre was in the second grade when he made his first big find – a large dinosaur bone in the alley behind his house!  That was the beginning of a life-long love with geology.   Raised in beautiful Montana, he spent many days rockhounding near the Big Horn River.  This early interest led him to a lifelong study of the world of geology.   Patrick was trained in secular geology, but after becoming a Christian, he began to seriously reevaluate his previous evolutionary beliefs, and became, instead, a young-earth creationist.

Patrick has done field study in the Pacific Northwest, the Midwest and Plains states, the Southwestern U.S., and Israel.   He conducts geology classes and seminars in the Seattle area, and speaks at numerous home school and church conventions on geology and our young earth.  He also leads a variety of geology field trips every year, including Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier.  The high point each year is a field trip to Yellowstone Park , where he helps families discover the Biblical geology of the Park.  Patrick is the vision behind Northwest Treasures, a 501(c)3 corporation, devoted to excellent geology kits, curricula and education for all ages. To help in this endeavor, Patrick has written four high school textbooks on geology, and a rock identification field guide.  In the fall of 2012, he opened the Geology Learning Center, a museum/educational center in the Seattle area.  Patrick is an ordained pastor, and is certified as a Biblical Creation Ministry Professional. Patrick and his wife, Vicki, have three wonderful children and three grandchildren, and live in Bothell, Washington.

Honorarium:  Negotiable.


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