Roger has been the pastor of Grace Church of the Bay Area (GCBA) since it opened its doors in 2011. He holds a Bachelor's degree from UCLA, a Master of Divinity degree from The Master's Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Roger formerly served on staff at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California before moving to Eastern Europe as a missionary seminary professor (where he currently serves as an adjunct professor), pastor, and founding dean of a Bible institute. In 2011, he moved back to California to plant GCBA.
Roger is a bi-vocational pastor working as an independent investor, enjoys writing (having been published in the United States and Europe), and serves on the board of Eastern European Connection, an evangelistic and church planting ministry. Roger spends his free time with the love of his life, Jennie, while snuggling their three boys.