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WSC 221
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214-887-5391
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Rodney H. Orr

Associate Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies

BS, Purdue University, 1977; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1990; PhD, University of Edinburgh, 1998.

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 has two grown children.

Courses Taught

  • SF245 - M.A./BEL Spiritual Formation
  • WM101 - Introduction to World Missions
  • WM210 - Intercultural Communication
  • WM215 - Dynamics of Missionary Development
  • WM325 - Ministry Multicultural America
  • WM525 - Spiritual Warfare
  • WM530 - Cross-cultural Apologetics and Worldview Evangelism

Interests

Academic Interests

Missions history
Teaching Cross-cultural leadership development andCross-cultural theological education
Missions in African contexts
Evangelism
Discipleship

Personal Interests

Walking
reading
listening to music
family outings

Books

DTS Voice Videos

Student Perspectives On The DTS Community
The Energizing Power of Prayer
Living Intentionally with Others
God is Faithful to Keep His Promises
A Faithful Doorkeeper
The Instructing Power of Grace
The Thrill of Seeing God Work

DTS Voice Articles

Journal Articles

  • "Knowing the Incomprehensible God." VERITAS (1). 1992. 1-2.