In this conversation, Michael and Dr. Schreiner talk about:
- What does it mean to suffer for our faith?
- Being chosen by God
- God’s grace
- Our inheritance for eternity
- Where we place our hope
- Holiness: living a new life in Christ
- Fearing God
- The fulfillment of the temple: Jesus
- Honoring all people
- Enduring suffering by Christ’s example
- Pastoral leadership
“Life on earth passes quickly and Peter lifts our eyes to what is coming, which will never fade away. 1 Peter is very relevant to us. In stressful times, he reminds us where to put our hope: what do we set our affections on?”
1 Peter 1:2, 1 Peter 1:3-4, 1 Peter 1:23, 1 Peter 1:13, 1 Peter 2:4-10, John 2:19, Ephesians 2:19-21, Exodus 19, Isaiah 43, Romans 11:26, 1 Peter 2:13-17, 2 Corinthians 11, Acts 16, 1 Corinthians 7:21, 1 Peter 2:23, 1 Peter 3:1-8, 1 Peter 3:9, 1 Peter 5:1-3
About Dr. Tom Schreiner
Thomas R. Schreiner has been a professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky since 1997 and is the James Harrison Buchanan Professor of New Testament Interpretation. He has also taught New Testament at Azusa Pacific University and Bethel Theological Seminary. He received a B.S. from Western Oregon University, a M.Div. and
Th.M. from Western Seminary, and a Ph.D. in New Testament from Fuller Theological Seminary. His writings include commentaries on Romans, 1 Corinthians, Galatians, Hebrews, and 1-2 Peter and Jude, and Revelation. He has also written a theology of the Apostle Paul, a NT Theology, and a theology of the entire Bible. He has served in pastoral ministry for many years.
He is married to Diane, and they have four children (Daniel, Patrick, John, and Anna) and ten grandchildren (Sam, Iris, Willia, Lydia, Kesid, Julieanna, Canaan, Maria, Thomas, and Isabella).