Rev. Dr. David B. Schreiner and his wife, Ginny, have three daughters, Maddie, Bailey, and Lily. They currently live outside of Lexington, Kentucky. He is an ordained elder in the Free Methodist Church.
Dr. Schreiner grew up as the son of a United Methodist Minister in the West Ohio Conference. He attended Indiana Wesleyan University where he played varsity soccer and graduated with a degree in Biblical Literature and a minor in Criminal Justice. Subsequent to his time in Marion, IN, he moved to Wilmore, KY where he attended Asbury Theological Seminary. From 2004–07 he obtained a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, eventually receiving the Ichthus Award for Old Testament Studies. He then matriculated in Asbury’s Ph.D. program in Biblical Studies as the recipient of the Ph.D. Scholarship in Biblical Studies. He graduated in 2012 with a Doctor of Philosophy and an emphasis in the Old Testament.
Dr. Schreiner came to Wesley Biblical Seminary as an Adjunct Professor in 2009. In 2017, he was hired as an Assistant Professor of Old Testament, and at the end of the 2019-20 academic year he was promoted to Associate Professor of Old Testament and Associate Dean. Dr. Schreiner has published widely in the field of Biblical Studies. Topics include biblical archaeology, history of interpretation, and the exegesis of biblical passages. In addition to contributing articles, chapters, and monographs, he also contributes to biblical scholarship through critical books reviews, academic presentations, and as the co-director of the Chronicles study group and a member of the steering committee of the Early Historical Books study group within the Institute of Biblical Research. He is an active member in the Society of Biblical Literature, the Institute of Biblical Research, and the American Schools of Overseas Research.