Peter Baldwin Panagore

Author of Heaven Is Beautiful: How Dying Taught Me That Death Is Just The Beginning, TV talent, producer, writer & Reverend.

Reverend Peter Baldwin Panagore is a story teller who can be seen for two minutes each morning on commercial broadcast TV across Maine and New Hampshire on WCSH 6 TV (NBC/Gannett) from Portland and WLBZ TV (NBC/Gannett) from Bangor. He is the fifth broadcast minister of First Radio Parish Church of America founded on AM radio in 1926 and now operating under the name Daily Devotions. He has produced more than 1000 TV episodes and more than 360 half hour Sunday FM broadcasts. He sits on the Domestic Homicide Review Panel for the State of Maine, and is developing a new television show for children ('Rock Island') in the spirit of Mr. Roger's Neighborhood. He holds degrees from The University of Massachusetts (B.A. English) and Yale University (M.Div.). A Near Death Experience while ice climbing set the course for his life. He skis in the trees, races as crew in sailboats, practices yoga and meditation, is learning Tai Chi, is a writer and producer, has a country heart and an urban mind. His first book, 'Two Minutes for God' is available at His second book, 'Heaven is Beautiful Love: Living with A High Adventure Near Death Experience' is due out in the fall of 2015. His newest favorite book is 'Les Misérables' by Victor Hugo.