The Story Behind the Story – Roberta Langella and Pastor Jim Cymbala – Part 1

And this is exactly what happened to Roberta. Instead of caring for Roberta’s soul, “Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them” (1 Peter 5:1a), the leadership at the Brooklyn Tabernacle saw Roberta as a marketing ploy, an object to be used by the Brooklyn Tabernacle to proclaim the gospel. Soon Roberta became somewhat of a Christian celebrity who was known as the girl with the “amazing testimony”.

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