Roger was born and raised in the Bay Area before moving to Los Angeles where he earned degrees from UCLA (B.A., Political Science) and The Master's Seminary (M.Div.). While in L.A., he served on staff at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA ministering to collegians before moving to Eastern Europe where he ministered for 6 years as a seminary professor, pastor, and founding dean of a Bible institute.
Roger enjoys writing and has had articles published in Christian magazines in America and Europe. He also likes to spend time with the love of his life, Jennie (who hails from Akron, Ohio) and their son Aiden (born in 2011).
Roger and Jennie moved back to the Bay Area in 2011 to plant Grace Church of the Bay Area.