For the last twenty years, he has served in a variety of capacities in local churches. In his recent book Authentic Christianity: Why it matters for followers of Jesus, Peter opens up about his experience growing up in the church, his heavy involvement in the ministry only to discover that so much of what was modeled to him by the Christian church culture left him feeling isolated and disconnected. His journey toward health involved confronting his own pretenses and learning how to develop healthier relationships with others rooted in authenticity (including his relationship with God).
In addition to being a writer, Peter has spent the last eleven years as a public school educator. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a focus in pastoral ministry from Life Pacific College (now Life Pacific University) and his Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in Social Studies from George Fox University.
He and his beautiful wife Naomi are based in the Greater Seattle area.