Dr. Bradley Roderick

Brad Roderick, PhD

Professor of Islamic Studies
Interfaith Witness Specialist
International Experience: India, Malaysia, Indonesia, USA




  • Doctor of Philosophy, Missions, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA
  • Master of Divinity, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA
  • Bachelor of Arts, French and German Literature, Mississippi College, Clinton, MS

Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation 

  • An Evangelical Christian Response to the American Black Muslim Movement

Academic Experiences

  • Visiting Professor of Missions, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
  • Adjunct Professor of Missions, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA
  • Adjunct Professor, Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary, Batu Ferrringhu, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Adjunct Professor, Sekolah Tinggi Al Kitab, Malang, Indonesia

Teaching Specializations 

  • Islamic Studies
  • Missions & Church Planting
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cross-cultural Communications

Missions Experiences 

  • Church Planting Strategist (india & Indonesia), International Mission Board
  • Cross-Cultural Trainer (India & Indonesia), International Mission Board
  • Field-based Learning Facilitator (india & Indonesia), International Mission Board

Church & Denominational Leadership Experience

  • Director of Missions, Piedmont Baptist Association, Greensboro/Winston-Salem, NC
  • Missional Living Catalyst, Baptist Resource Network, Central Region, PA
  • Coordinator, New Church Extension, Baptist Convention of Pennsylvania/South Jersey, PA


  • The Penn-Jersey, 10 part series on Church Planting
  • "The New England Baptist, 12 part series on Interfaith Witnessing
  • "Street Smart Evangelism," March/April 1995
  • "When the World Moves Next Door," Discipleship Journal, Sept/Oct 1995
  • "How Can I Lean from Being Evangelized by Other Religions," Discipleship Journal, Sept/Oct 
  • "God's Mission to Egypt in the Exodus," in The Theological Educator, Fall 1993.
  • "Birth of a Nation: A Brief History of the Nation of Islam," in The Bulletin of the Henry Martyn Institute of Islamic Studies, Spring 1988

Professional Memberships 

  • American Society of Missiology 
  • Evangelical Missiological Society