Rodney H. 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.

Rodney H. Orr’s Journal Articles

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

Rodney H. Orr’s Contributions

Dr. Rodney Orr, Dean of DTS's DC campus

Intelligent Cultural Engagement

In this episode, Mikel Del Rosario and Drs. Darrell L. Bock and Rodney Orr discuss cultural…
September 22, 2020

The Harvest is Plentiful

Dr. Rodney Orr, Dean of DTS-DC, dives into how COVID-19 has revealed a desperation for the…
July 22, 2020
Dr. Rodney Orr and his wife affectionately looking at one another

How the Rhythm of Prayer Fine-Tunes Ministry

"God moves people... We’re not afraid to trust God because we know he has our best…
June 21, 2017

Student Perspectives On The DTS Community

Drs. Darrell Bock, Rodney Orr, and Michael Ortiz, members of the faculty at DTS, talk with…
February 1, 2017

The Energizing Power of Prayer

Dr. Rodney Orr, Department Chair & Associate Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies, talks about…
November 6, 2015

Living Intentionally with Others

Dr. Rodney Orr, Department Chair and Associate Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies, takes a…
September 30, 2015

God is Faithful to Keep His Promises

Dr. Rodney Orr, Department Chair and Associate Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies, reminds us,…
July 8, 2015

The Evangelization of the World: A History of Christian Missions

Jacques A. Blocher and Jacques Blandenier
William Carey Library

A Faithful Doorkeeper

Dr. Rodney H. Orr, Department Chair and Associate Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies, explains…
July 30, 2014

The Instructing Power of Grace

Dr. Rodney Orr, Associate Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, talks…
August 7, 2013
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The Thrill of Seeing God Work

Dr. Rodney Orr, Associate Professor of World Missions and Intercultural Studies, DTS, challenges us to do…
September 26, 2012
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