Peter, a Ph.D. graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, is currently the pastor of Grosse Pointe Memorial Church outside of Detroit. He and his wife Shawn are a teacher-pastor duo who share a love of literature and an interest in physical fitness. Together, they host and facilitate two monthly literary groups at their home, one focused on short stories and the other on novels. They have coached track and cross country teams and have also led running groups for beginners and veterans. They are themselves the veterans of 5ks, marathons, triathlons, and competitive collegiate running.