John J Bombaro

Rev. John J Bombaro, Ph.D., has served Grace Lutheran Church, San Diego, since April 2007 after planting St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Koloa, Hawaii.  He undertook ministerial and academic training at Rutgers, Edinburgh, London and Cambridge. Dr. Bombaro has taught at Dickinson College, Messiah College and the University of San Diego and concurrently serves the US Marine Corps as a Navy Reserve Chaplain. John and Melinda have four children and a love for the Pacific and Mountain regions. His most recent book was The Resurrection Fact: Responding to Modern Critics (1517 Publishing, 2016) with Adam Francisco. He is currently working on Condemning the Christ: The Extraordinary Events that Led to the Crucifixion of the World’s Rightful King (forthcoming, New 1517 Publishing, 2019).