The 500th Reformation Lecture Series Presents
Dr. Mike Rodewald
September 11, 2017
Weller Chapel 7:00 PM
|God’s Word / Missions and the Reformation|
DR. MIKE RODEWALD serves as the executive director for Lutheran Bible Translators. He believes passionately that God’s word is for all people. In his executive position, Mike looks for ways to reduce the barriers that keep the world from understanding God’s message. He is committed to growing LBT’s vision, building LBT’s capacity, and reaching even more people with God’s word through their own language.
Mike served as an LBT missionary in rural Liberia (western Africa) with the Bandi ethnic group from 1981 – 1987 and then with his wife, Cindy, and three boys, with the most pastoral Kalanga ethnic group in Botswana from 1993 – 2007. Mike and Cindy then served with the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod (LCMS) living in South Africa from 2008 – 2014, where Mike was the Regional Director — Africa for the LCMS before returning to the US to serve as LBT Executive Director.
Mike is originally from Missouri and now resides with his family in Concordia, MO where the LBT international offices are located. Mike holds a Ph.D. in Missiology from Concordia Theological Seminary and a Master’s in Linguistics from the University of Texas — Arlington.