The Rev. Peter Marsden Wallace is the author or editor of 15 books, including Bread Enough for All: A Day1 Guide to Life (from Church Publishing); Heart and Soul: The Emotions of Jesus (from Church Publishing); Faith and Science in the 21st Century (from Church Publishing); Getting to Know Jesus (Again): A Lenten Devotional (from Church Publishing); Comstock & Me: My Brief But Unforgettable Career with The West Virginia Hillbilly (Amazon.com); The Passionate Jesus: What We Can Learn from Jesus about Love, Fear, Grief, Joy and Living Authentically (from SkyLight Paths/Turner Publishing); Connected: You and God in the Psalms; Living Loved: Knowing Jesus as the Lover of Your Soul; Out of the Quiet: Responding to God’s Whispered Invitations; and TruthQuest Devotional Journal. In 2022 he will release A Generous Beckoning, meditations on God’s imperatives throughout the Bible (Forward Movement Publishers). He has contributed to numerous books, study Bibles, devotional guides, magazines, teaching curriculums, video series, and other resources.
Peter is executive producer and host of the national ecumenical Day1 radio and internet ministry (Day1.org) and president of the Alliance for Christian Media, based in Atlanta, Georgia. The weekly Day1 radio program, the voice of the mainline churches, is distributed to more than 200 radio stations across America and overseas. Before coming to Day1 in 2001, Peter was senior copywriter and broadcast producer for Larry Smith & Associates Advertising in Atlanta for eleven years, and earlier served as editorial director for Walk Thru the Bible Ministries.
Peter earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism/advertising from Marshall University and a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas. He took courses in the Episcopal Studies program at Candler School of Theology at Emory University.
He has been a confirmed member of the Episcopal Church since 1991, and was ordained an Episcopal priest in June 2014. He currently serves in the Diocese of Atlanta, where he lives with his spouse.