One, it was a spiritual experience of the highest order. It brought him closer to Christ, while, telling himself that there was a huge difference between the two crucifixions, he felt more humble than ever before.
Two, it launched him to national and even international attention. Many churches have pledged allegiance to build their own solar crosses.
Three, he had gained Shannon Stone and Mark Lee as allies and friends.
Five, those among his followers who were previously apathetic or antagonistic about the Solar Cross became supportive overnight. Several young male members even organized themselves into a patrol force in anticipation of what likely would happen next.
And six, he attracted the unholy attention of one Rebecca Bates.