Dr. Roland Niednagel has been a senior pastor for the past thirty years, fifteen of which were spent at Bible Fellowship Church in Ventura, California. He has also planted two churches in California. Roland has taught and coached church leadership, church planting and development, and family leadership for the past 30 years. His ministry travels have taken him across the United States and worldwide to Brazil, Uruguay, Cyprus, and various European countries.
Among other things, he has been a speaker for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Campus Crusade for Christ and the Luis Palau crusades. Roland authored What Happens When I Trust God?, as well as Favored to Win, a devotional on the favor-grace of God. He holds a Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. Roland is married to Patricia, who is Director of Celebration Arts at Bible Fellowship Church. They have eight children (six who are married) and eight grandchildren.