David W. Peters is the vicar of St. Joan of Arc Episcopal Church. He served as an enlisted Marine and Army chaplain, deploying to Baghdad, Iraq, in 2005-2006. Peters has degrees from Missio Seminary, Seminary of the Southwest, and Erskine Theological Seminary, and is the author of Post-Traumatic God, Post-Traumatic Jesus, and Death Letter. He has been featured on All Things Considered. He hosts the podcast Dear Padre and serves on the board of The Hyacinth Fellowship, a foundation of support for people who have killed accidentally. He and his family live in Pflugerville, Texas.