Pete Alwinson serves as Vice-President of Leadership and Men’s Discipleship at Key Life Network.
He is the founding pastor of Willow Creek Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Winter Springs (Orlando), Florida, where he served for 26 years as Senior Pastor. He has served churches in California, Illinois, Connecticut and Florida.
Pete is a graduate of Biola College in Communications, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M.Div) and Reformed Theological Seminary (D. Min) in Oviedo, Florida. He was one of the first speakers to join the faculty of Man in the Mirror and is asked to fill in for Pat Morley on occasion at Man in the Mirror Bible Study in Winter Park, Florida. Currently he is on the Board of Man in the Mirror.
Pete is also an Adjunct Professor at Reformed Theological Seminary in Oviedo, Florida. He is on the Board of Key Life Network, and can be heard weekly on the Key Life Question and Answer segment with Steve each Friday.
Articles By Pete Alwinson
Jackhammer Daddy’s Day is Coming
Tuesday June 16, 2015men • parenting •
Happy Father’s Day! Pete Alwinson loves being a dad: “Father’s Day draweth nigh. Daddy’s Day. I’m not going to lie; Daddy is one of my all-time favorite titles in one of my lifelong favorite roles.” How to prepare for Father’s Day.
Men at Work! Our Place in God’s Plan
Thursday May 21, 2015christian life • men •
Is work wrapped up in your identity as a man? Work is important, but it can play havoc with our minds. What we need as men following Christ is to get a biblical perspective on work. Work is one of those tricky things that’s very difficult to keep in balance.
Turtles, Speed & Retribution
Tuesday May 19, 2015christian life •
Driving home from church on Sunday, having just heard a great message from Joseph’s life on the God of grace who will never leave you no matter what trial or test you face, I got tested.
Making Contact: Influencing Men for the Good of Everyone
Thursday April 9, 2015christian life • men • relationships •
“Evangelism” is one of those words that can scare a grown Christian man right out of the church, and maybe the Faith. Yet guys are incredibly important and it often takes a man to reach a man. In this series we’ll learn from Jesus how men can make contact with other guys in ways that are natural and grace driven, with the goal not of converting them, but putting Jesus on display.
10 Easter Reminders
Tuesday March 24, 2015bible teaching •
Easter is almost here, again! It’s a bit earlier this year than usual and I’m really not ready for it. Which raises the question: how does a Christian get ready for Easter?
On The Inside Looking Out
Tuesday March 3, 2015christian life •
It’s strange—for most of my life I felt like an outsider looking in. Maybe you know that same uncomfortable feeling of not being sure that you fit in anywhere, but desperately want to, I mean, somewhere.
Men of Grace and Truth
Saturday February 28, 2015christian life • men • prayer •
I’ve found that self-made men tend to self-destruct because God is simply not in their lives. The Father calls us to be His sons and loves us because of the cross. He develops us through His grace and truth as we read His Word. In this series we talk about how to hear the Father’s voice in the different types of literature of the Bible. Join us!
Sin Up in My Grill
Saturday January 17, 2015christian life •
Clarity is good, I’ve learned, and when Abba sticks around to make a point, then I’m going to stick with it a bit longer and risk a deeper look. I do that not because I’m so spiritual; it’s because if I don’t deal with it now, I’ve learned I’ll have to circle back and deal with it later. He’s quite persistent in a gentle kind of way.