About Barbara L. Peacock
Dr. Barbara L. Peacock is the author of the award-winning book Soul Care in African American Practice. She also wrote Psalm 119 Scriptural Journal and Called to Teach (Acronym C.A.L.L.E.D. means Commissioned As Leaders, Learners, Educations and Disciples). She is passionate about the disciplines of prayer, spiritual direction (soul care), lectio, and visio divina. In 2013 she founded Barbara L. Peacock Ministries. This ministry is committed to providing safe spaces for encounters with God.
Previously Dr. Peacock served as Minister of Discipleship and Prayer at The Park Church, 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. She graduated from West Columbus High School, Cerro Sordo, NC. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC; her Master of Arts Degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jer-sey; and her Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, 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 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’s 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 Peacock’s are the blessed parents of Vernee, her husband Michael, and grandparents of Eden and Eliah. They all reside in Roslindale, MA.
You can find her at barbaralpeacock.com, facebook, twitter, linkedIn and Instagram.