R. Scott Rodin. PhD – Partner, Strategic Alliances
Dr. R. Scott Rodin has been in not-for-profit leadership and consulting for twenty-five years. He has served as counsel to over 100 organizations across the country and in Canada and Great Britain including colleges, seminaries, schools, churches, para-church ministries and other not-for-profit organizations. He has extensive experience in the areas of leadership, fund raising, strategic planning, board development, change management and organizational effectiveness. He has also led three different successful mergers of not-for-profit organizations.
Dr. Rodin has held development and leadership posts with firms including World Concern, University Preparatory Academy, the University of Aberdeen and Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a Fellow of the Engstrom Institute, and is the past President of the Christian Stewardship Association, a 1,000 member nationwide association of development professionals and ministry leaders. Prior to this he served for five years as President of Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Philadelphia where he also taught theology and ethics.
Dr. Rodin holds a Master of Theology and a Doctor of Philosophy in Systematic Theology from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He is a nationally-sought speaker and preacher.
Dr. Rodin’s books include, The Steward Leader, The Four Gifts of the King (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2009), The Seven Deadly Sins of Christian Fundraising (Kingdom Life Publishing, 2007), Abundant Life (Steward Publishing, 2004), Stewards in the Kingdom, (InterVarsity Press, 2000), and Evil and Theodicy on the Theology of Karl Barth, (Peter Lang, 1995).
Dr. Rodin serves on the Boards of the Evangelical Environmental Network and ChinaSource.