Dr. Barbara L. Peacock is an author, teacher, spiritual leader and speaker. She is the founder of Barbara L. Peacock Ministries (BLP Ministries). BLP Ministries is committed to developing disciples through prayer, spiritual direction, soul care, mentoring and teaching. Dr. Peacock is the author of Soul Care in African American Practice and Psalm 119 Scriptural Journal and is leading author for C.A.L.L.E.D. To Teach (Commissioned As Leaders, Learners, Educators and Disciples).
Previously Dr. Peacock served as Minister of Discipleship and Prayer at The Park Church in Charlotte, NC. Her 14 years of servant leadership included oversight of numerous ministries. As a result of such experiences, her praying, preaching, teaching, facilitating, counseling, coaching, spiritual directing and mentoring are enriched. Barbara’s passion for soul care and seeing lives transformed is evident in her ministry.
Dr. Peacock grew up in Whiteville, NC, where she attended elementary school. During her middle school years, she attended Carter G. Woodson School in Baltimore, MD. She graduated from West Columbus High School in Cerro Gordo, NC. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC; her Master of Arts degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ; and her Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA. Her doctoral focus was Spiritual Formation for Ministry Leaders.
Some of the boards Dr. Peacock has served on are: ECO (Energy Committed to Offenders), Charlotte Awake, Women in Ministry International, MACEA (Mid-Atlantic Christian Education Association), and In His Presence Global Ministry. She has also served as Christian Education Director for American Baptist Churches of the South and as Chaplain for the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association). Currently she serves with For Charlotte Prayer, Vision 2020 Prayer, and Fashion and Compassion.
Dr. Peacock enjoys traveling, writing, exercising, eating good food and playing games like Scrabble, Every Word and Sudoku. She has been married to her husband, Gilbert, for 42 years. They are the owners of Freedom Financial Advantage, LLC, which serves numerous organizations, churches and individuals with Safe Money Strategies. The Peacocks are the blessed parents of Vernee, whose husband is Michael, and grandparents of Eden and Eliah. They all reside in Roslindale, MA.
You can find her at barbaralpeacock.com.