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Jim Rodgers--Architectural Pastor

Jim combines backgrounds as an architect (4 years and bachelor’s degree from Miami University—1985) and a pastor (22 years and M.Div. from Grace Theological Seminary—1991 and D.Min. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School—2000). Since 2007 he’s served as an Architectural Pastor helping pastors and churches assess facility issues to enhance ministry and improve church health.

He is Ministries Project Developer with Staalsen Construction in Chicago, IL. His teaching ministry includes Visiting Professor in the DMin program at Grace Theological Seminary and Adjunct Faculty for Judson University's Architecture Department. He stays current in the pastoral world with a consistent schedule of pulpit supply, interim pastoral service, and active membership in the Evangelical Homiletics Society.

Jim has written articles for Leadership Journal, Your Church, Worship Facilities, Discipleship Journal, Preaching, Contemporary Drama Service, and Focus on the Family’s Pastor’s Family and is a regular teacher at pastoral conferences, seminars, and ministry events. At the 2010 conference of the Evangelical Homiletics Society he presented a paper for peer review on: "The Heart of Worship and Facility Stewardship."

We invite you to peruse the website and join the conversation on the blog page as we explore ways to "Improve church health through facility stewardship."