Peter Herbeck

Peter Herbeck is the Vice President and Director of Missions for Renewal Ministries. Peter oversees the work of lay mission teams throughout the world who work to equip Catholic lay people, bishops, priests, and religious to respond to Blessed Pope John Paul II’s call for a new evangelization. He has traveled extensively in the U.S., Canada, Africa, and Eastern Europe for the past thirty years, assisting and training local churches in proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ and ministering through the exercise of spiritual gifts. Peter is the co-host of the weekly television show The Choices We Face, and the host of the daily radio show Fire on the Earth. Peter also is a co-host on Crossing the Goal, the popular show for men broadcast weekly on EWTN.

He is a frequent conference speaker, and the author of books and audio tapes about discipleship and life in the Spirit. He has authored a book entitled When the Spirit Comes in Power and co-authored When the Spirit Speaks, Touched by God’s Word, with his wife Debbie.

Peter holds a B.A. in Philosophy from St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minnesota and an M.A. in Theology from Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit, Michigan.

Peter and his wife Debbie have four children, ages 18 to 25, and are members of Christ the King parish in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Program Details:

Times: Monday - Friday: 6:30-6:45 am EST & 11:45 am-12:00 pm EST

Call-in Phone: n/a

This daily radio show provides a compelling look at the New Evangelization through inspiring teachings, interviews and testimonies. Peter helps listeners respond personally to what the Holy Spirit is saying in our time.  Peter’s insights will help Catholics acquire the tools they need to do their part in the New Evangelization.

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Peter Herbeck's Latest Posts

  • Fire on the Earth – April 10, 2020: He Has Borne Our Griefs

    • Description: Peter gives a moving reflection on the meaning of Good Friday.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 9, 2020: Jesus Tasted Death for Every One

    • Description: Holy Thursday, beginning the Chrism Mass and ending with the opening of the Triduum.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 8, 2020: Woman, Behold Your Son

    • Description: Mary, Our Mother, is at the foot of the cross with John, the one whom Jesus loved.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 7, 2020: Peter Wept Bitterly

    • Description: St. Peter experiences the crushing reality of his own sin and weakness.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 6, 2020: Peter’s Declaration

    • Description: St. Peter, to whom Jesus gave the keys to the Kingdom, was a man with clay feet.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 3, 2020: Philadelphia and Laodicea

    • Description: Jesus honors the Church in Philadelphia for its faithfulness and chastises Laodicea for its lukewarmness.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 2, 2020: Thyatira and Sardis

    • Description: Jesus brings a stern warning to the false prophetess in Thyatira who is leading the Church into immorality and idolatry, and he exposes the hypocrisy of the Church in Sardis.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 1, 2020: Smyrna and Pergamum

    • Description: Jesus affirms the Church in Smyrna for its faithfulness in the midst of persecution, but he brings a strong correction to the Church in Pergamum for its sexual immorality and idolatry.
  • Fire on the Earth – March 31, 2020: The Church of Ephesus

    • Description: The Church of Ephesus has lost its first love. Have we?
  • Fire on the Earth – March 30, 2020: Behold I Am Alive

    • Description: The New Creation has come to be in the life, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus.