Rodney L. Cooper

Dr. Rodney L. Cooper

Address130 Essex Street
South Hamilton, MA 1982

Kenneth and Jean Hansen Professor of Discipleship and Leadership Development,, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

B.A., Ohio State University,
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary,
M.A., George Fox University,
Ph.D., George Fox University,

Dr. Cooper came to Gordon-Conwell in 2001 from Denver Seminary, where he was Associate Professor of Leadership and Director of the M.A. in Leadership program. Prior to that, he had been Director of the Robert Pamplin, Jr. Leadership Institute at Western Seminary in Portland, OR. He also served on Denver Seminary’s faculty as Associate Professor of Counseling and on Colorado Christian College’s faculty as Chairman of the Psychology Department.

Dr. Cooper is currently Associate Pastor at Tremont Baptist Church in downtown Boston, where he preaches as well as develops and leads the church’s men’s ministries. From 1995-1997, he served as the National Director of Promise Keepers and earlier served as Pastor of Family Ministries at Lake Baptist Church, Lake Oswego, OR.

Dr. Cooper was also the first Executive Director of the Houston Bible Institute, now called the College of Biblical Studies, in Houston, TX. One of the very first multi-cultural institutions in the country, the Institute now has nearly 2,000 students and the same multi-cultural emphasis.

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