Eugene Peterson

Pastor (Retired)
Christ Our King Presbyterian Church

Eugene Peterson is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written over thirty books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language, an idiomatic paraphrase of the Bible. Eugene served for 29 years as the pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, and later served as professor of spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver. His books on pastoral theology, such as A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, have had a widespread influence.