Eugene Peterson

Eugene Peterson (1932–2018) was James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He also served as founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland. In addition to his widely acclaimed paraphrase of the Bible, The Message (NavPress), he has written many other books.

Free to Fail

We don’t live by faith by reading a rule book, or following a map, or working through a career development program. We do not begin with things, or pieces of paper, or ideas, or feelings, or deeds, or successes.

The Beginning of a New Era

The Scriptures not only reveal everything of who God is but also everything of who we are.

Eugene H. Peterson: The Message New Testament

“The Bible is not only written about us but to us.”

The Books of Moses

God is presented to us not in ideas and arguments but in events and actions that involve each of us personally.

Eugene Peterson: The Invitation

A Simple Guide to the Bible

Jesus Christ: The First and the Last

Excerpted from 'This Hallelujah Banquet' (WaterBrook)