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 20, 2018: What We Have Seen and Heard

    • Description: The religious leaders, including the High Priest and his family, warn Peter not to speak about Jesus. How did Peter respond?
  • Fire on the Earth – April 19, 2018: Turning Up the Heat

    • Description: St. Peter speaks a hard word to the Jewish men and leaders who are gathered in the Temple. He speaks the truth in love and calls them to repent and to believe in Jesus. How did they respond?
  • Fire on the Earth – April 18, 2018: Peter's Message

    • Description: St. Peter spoke clearly, with courage and passion, telling all those who were present at the miracle of the healing of the lame man in the Temple, that it is by faith in Jesus that he was made whole.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 17, 2018: The Apostles Are Faithful to the Message

    • Description: What is of primary importance for the Church is to be faithful to the message and life Jesus has called us to. The apostles were faithful to the life and message. What is that message
  • Fire on the Earth – April 16, 2018: Jesus Opened the Scriptures

    • Description: Luke’s Gospel provides an account of Jesus’ first resurrection appearance to the apostles. He tells us that Jesus, “Opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.” What does that mean?
  • Fire on the Earth – April 13, 2018: What I Have, I Give you! (Please note that this show aired during the AVE Spring Membership Drive. To donate, please go to the home page)

    • Description: This daily radio show provides a compelling look at the New Evangelization through inspiring teachings, interviews and testimonies.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 12, 2018 Live Radically: (Please note that this broadcast was interrupted by the AVE Membership Drive. To donate go to the homepage)

    • Description: The Lord is disciplining the Church and bringing judgment upon the world in our time. He’s calling us back to steadfast devotion to the him, to the teaching of the apostles, to the life of a disciple.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 11, 2018: They Held Steadfastly

    • Description: The Acts of the Apostles tells us that the first believers, those who heard the preaching of the apostles, repented of their sins, entered the waters of baptism, received the Holy Spirit, and held steadfastly to all the apostles taught. PLEASE NOTE: The beginning of is pre-empted by the Ave Maria Membership Drive. To donate please go to the homepage.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 10, 2018: Lord and Christ

    • Description: St. Peter proclaims the central message of the Church, under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. What did he say? PLEASE NOTE: The beginning of is pre-empted by the Ave Maria Membership Drive. To donate please go to the homepage.
  • Fire on the Earth – April 9, 2018: Repentance and Forgiveness is Preached

    • Description: In Luke’s account of the first resurrection appearance of Jesus to the apostles, Jesus is said to have, “opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.” What did he communicate to them?