Gerald Peterman is a Bible professor at Moody Bible Institute and the director of the Biblical and Theological Studies program at Moody Theological Seminary. Before coming to Moody he taught at Palm Beach Atlantic College in West Palm Beach, Florida, spent 4 ½ years doing church planting for the Evangelical Free Church in Florida and Iowa, and also served 8 years in the Air National Guard as a Chaplain. In addition to teaching at Moody, Peterman also serves part-time at his local church. For Moody Publishers he has written Joy and Tears: The Emotional Life of the Christian (2013) and Between Pain and Grace: A Biblical Theology of Suffering coauthored with Dr. Andrew Schmutzer (2016). Research interests include New Testament Greek Language and Exegesis, Greek and Roman Backgrounds to the New Testament, and Biblical Theology. Gerald is married to Marjory since January 1984, with two adult daughters, Bethany and Grace.