AfterDark - Who Do They Say That You Are?

James Petitfils

    • Wednesday, October 29, 2014
    • 9:10–10:10 p.m.
  • Sutherland Auditorium
  • Open to: Students

Cost and Admission

This event is free to attend.

Where at the end of the day we gather to worship in music and consider teaching on a broad range of topics from God's word and world - an evening planned by the student staff of the AfterDark Ministry Team.


James Petitfils

James Petitfils holds a B.A. from Biola University, M.A. from Talbot School of Theology and an M.A. and Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles. He completed his Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles, in 2013, writing a dissertation exploring ancient Roman, Jewish and Christian discourse on exemplary leadership. Petitfils’ research interests include storytelling and moral formation in the Roman Mediterranean, early Christian martyrdom and leadership in the New Testament and early Christianity. Along with research and teaching, he has been a pastor in the South Bay for more than 15 years, currently serving as a teaching pastor at the River Church. He has been happily married to Braelyn for over 10 years and together they have a beautiful daughter, Micelli, 5, and a little beach boy, Brixton, 2. Beyond Biola, he enjoys surfing, family beach days and burritos.


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