Rebecca VerStraten-McSparran is the director of the L.A. Film Studies Center, serving students from Christian universities. She pastored an historic arts church in Los Anegeles, and was founding pastor of the Tribe of Los Angeles, an emerging church involved with the arts community. She mentors youth and young adults ranging from gang members to countercultural artists and Christian college film students and alumni. She is completing a Ph.D. in film and philosophical theology at Kings College, London.
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