(1931 - 2023) an American Presbyterian minister, served in pastoral ministries at University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Union Church in Manila, First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, and The National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. Palmer is known for his expositional preaching and teaching style. Palmer has written over 20 books which include, To Run the Race: Paul's Second Letter to Timothy
, Trusting God: Christian Faith in a World of Uncertainty
and Called to be a People of the Gospel: St. Paul’s New Testament Letter to the Ephesians
. Palmer also served on the boards of Princeton Theological Seminary, New College Berkeley, Whitworth University and Regent College.