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Afterdark: Uncomfortable Proximity: Watching Jesus Near

James Petitfils

    • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    • 9:10–10:10 p.m.
  • Sutherland Auditorium
  • Open to: Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents, Staff, Students

Cost and Admission

This event is free to attend.


Each week at AfterDark, we gather to worship in music and consider teaching on a broad range of topics from God's Word—an evening planned by the AfterDark student ministry team. Come join us at the end of the day, as we engage with God together in a relaxed and intimate setting.

Speakers

James Petitfils

Dr. James Petitfils completed his doctorate from UCLA in 2013 and joined the undergraduate New Testament department at Biola in 2014. Trained in both New Testament exegesis and the socio-cultural history of the Roman Mediterranean, he researches and publishes on a variety of subjects including storytelling in the Roman world, ancient Christian martyr texts, and leadership in Mediterranean antiquity. Along with research and teaching, he has been a pastor in Redondo Beach for over 20 years, currently serving as the Beach Pastor at the River Church. He’s been married to his love and partner in ministry, Braelyn, for 15 years and together they have a beautiful daughter, Micelli, a little beach boy, Brixton and are foster parents to two cute-as-can-be little boys. James enjoys surfing, family beach days, and burritos.


Questions?

Contact:
(562) 903-4874
chapel@biola.edu



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