This event is free to attend.
Dr. James Petitfils is an Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Biola University. He studies storytelling in the Roman world, ancient Christian martyr texts, and leadership in the New Testament. Along with research and teaching, he has been a pastor in Redondo Beach for more than 17 years, currently serving as a Beach Pastor at the River Church. He’s been married to his love and partner in ministry, Braelyn, for over 12 years and together they have a beautiful daughter, Micelli, and a little beach boy, Brixton. James enjoys surfing, family beach days, and burritos.