Rodney Orr

Dr. Orr spent his formative years in Ethiopia and Germany. He served with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) for 34 years, 17 of which were overseas. Dr. Orr taught at the Nairobi International School of Theology in Kenya and, serving as executive director, helped build Africa Leadership and Management Academy (ALMA), a graduate school in Zimbabwe. While stateside, his ministry focused on Yale University and United Nations diplomats in New York City. Dr. Orr is married to Enid and they have 10 children and 2 grandchildren.


Educational Background

  • BS, Purdue University, 1977
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1990
  • PhD, University of Edinburgh, 1998
  • Hon. D.D., Carver College, 2018

Courses Taught

  • MIM5101 - Missiological and Intercultural Foundations
  • MIM5210 - Intercultural Communication
  • MIM5215 - Dynamics of Missionary Development
  • MIM5325 - Ministry in Multicultural America
  • MIM5525 - Spiritual Warfare
  • MIM5530 - Cross-cultural Apologetics and Worldview Evangelism