Foreword Reviews

California Jesus

A (Slightly) Irreverent Guide to the Golden State's Christian Sects, Evangelists & Latter-Day Prophets

2016 INDIES Winner
Honorable Mention, Popular Culture (Adult Nonfiction)

CALIFORNIA JESUS tells fascinating stories behind Californian Christendom, including: The Children of God, Bebe and C. Thomas Patten, Joe Jeffers – renegade Baptist minister, Gay L.A. evangelist Troy Perry, Church of the Holy Family – Mel Gibson’s secretive Malibu parish, Holy Mountain – a huge, bizarre, ever-growing folk-art monument in the Imperial Valley, more! Filled with captivating anecdotes about the state’s most colorful and controversial Christian pastors and sects