Dr. Rod Rogers
Rod has led capital campaigns as a pastor and consultant since the mid-nineties, serving churches nationwide. He is also the creator of an annual giving program used by over 3,000 churches in twenty-five countries with weekly giving increases from 20 to over 100 percent. He is a writer and the author of Pastor Driven Stewardship: 10 Steps to Lead Your Church to Biblical Giving.
Rod has over 30 years of pastoral experience as a youth minister in the USA and Portugal and as the founding and senior pastor of churches in Denver, Colorado, and Costa Rica. He also served as Bible teacher on the radio program The Nourishing Word, and as Visiting Lecturer of Pastoral Theology at New Geneva Theological Seminary, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Rod has a diploma from Moody Bible Institute, Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies from John Brown University, a Masters of Theology in Old Testament and Semitic Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from New Geneva Theological Seminary.
He loves spending time with his family, reading, traveling and improving his Spanish.
Additional Church Consulting Skills & Expertise
In addition to being a capital campaign consultant for churches, Rod offers a wealth of closely related skills and experience that augment the services he offers your church as a fundraising coach. This breadth of knowledge and experience enables him to help your church implement capital campaign solutions that are developed in a context larger than just fundraising.
These solutions are designed not just to help you raise money or execute a capital project, but to help you build the church body, not just the church building.
As an experienced annual and capital campaign consultant some of the skills Rod brings to your church’s capital campaign include:
- Experience as a successful church planter
- Experience as a lead pastor, serving an EFCA church for 15 years
- Training in church growth and health
- Experience as a missionary
- Experience as a church lay leader
- Marketing and communications experience
- Adult small group and SS teacher
- Training and experience in biblical counseling
- Leadership professor and expert
This unique and broad blend of experience will help you chart a course that benefits not just the capital campaign, but the church’s overall vision and mission.
Vice President, Consultant
Growing up as a PK and CK (“Preacher’s and Consultant’s Kid”) Stephen has been immersed and trained in church life, church leadership, and church consulting since childhood.
He has studied at Moody Bible Institute, served as Children’s Church Director in a church in Costa Rica and as Worship Director in a house church in Colorado, and taught English as a second language to hundreds of students.
He loves international travel and living, speaking fluent Spanish, playing basketball and having deep conversations about the Bible, theology and life.
Some of the skills Stephen brings to your church’s capital campaign include:
- Experience as a church leader
- Experience as a missionary
- Training in church growth
- Ability to communicate the principles of Scripture and best practices of church fundraising
Rod and Stephen will provide solutions that go beyond the narrow scope of just capital fundraising as they help you develop a capital campaign strategy that is not only built upon best practices, but is tailored to your church’s unique circumstances and culture. Watch this short church capital campaign video overview of Abundant Giving.