Orthodox priest and author John A. Peck has over 20 years’ experience in reaching all audiences through pastoral ministry, teaching, and blogging. An expert on new media in gospel outreach and passionate about the Orthodox Church of tomorrow, Peck founded and runs Good Guys Wear Black, Journey to Orthodoxy, as well as Preachers Institute, an online homiletics resource for Orthodox pastors.
This collection contains some of Peck’s most popular books—from a step by step guide to starting your own pastoral blog, to concise distillations of Orthodox teaching on interpreting Scripture and making sense of the Second Coming.
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No longer will the Bible be an intimidating mass of stories and text gathering dust and guilt from disuse. In a fun and exciting journey, Fr. John A. Peck takes you through the entire Bible, answering questions you may not even know you have. In 20 brief lessons, Father John shows you how to set a firm foundation for your life in the Scriptures.
Interpreting the Bible the Orthodox Way: Learning to See the Bible with the Mind of the Spirit
Orthodox Christian priest John A. Peck draws from his 20 years of experience teaching, preaching, and studying Scripture to provide a concise overview of interpreting the Bible according to the time-tested traditions of the Orthodox Church. Peck teaches a simple method for making sense of difficult passages of Scripture, and putting this important discipline to use for maximum spiritual benefit.
Reading the Bible the Orthodox Way: 2000 Years without Confusion or Anxiety
In Reading the Bible the Orthodox Way, Fr. John A. Peck presents a method for reading Scripture that he’s taught for almost 20 years. This booklet explains how to read the Bible according to the ancient practice of the Orthodox Church. Using this simple method, you’ll learn the best way to put this important discipline to use for maximum spiritual benefit.
Rejecting Rapturemania: Making Sense of the Second Coming
Understand what the Rapture is, where it came from, and what the Orthodox Church teaches—and has always taught—about it. Orthodox priest John A. Peck explores questions such as: What is the Rapture? Is it in the Bible? Who invented it and when? What does Jesus say about taking his believers out of the world? Who does the Bible say will be persecuted? What do the Fathers say about the Rapture? What does the Church specifically teach about it? Is there a Second Coming of Christ? Is there a Third Coming of Christ?
The text also includes study questions with biblical references at the end, guiding readers through Orthodox Christian teaching on an important and timely topic.
Fr. John A. Peck’s guide to Orthodox Christian blogging takes you step by step through starting and running a blog. This concise manual includes everything you need to get a running start on writing a great blog with a pastoral focus. This booklet is designed especially for the Preachers Institute’s annual “3040 Days of Blogging.”
The Place for Preaching: A Short History of the Ambo, Pulpit, and Lectern
The Place for Preaching compiles a short history of the ambo, the pulpit, and the lectern in historic Orthodox Christian worship. You’ll learn the purpose, biblical origins, and practical applications of these important items in Christian architecture.
About John A. Peck
Father John A. Peck is a priest of the Orthodox Church in America. He studied at Michigan State University, St. Herman Theological Seminary, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He runs the Preachers Institute, Journey to Orthodoxy, and Good Guys Wear Black websites. Some of his other books include Divine Liturgy: A Student Study Guide Festal Homilaria, Patristic Homilies for the 12 Great Feasts, Patristic Sermons for the Feasts of the Theotokos, and Bible Drill, Bible Divas Youth Program Manuals.