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Daniel A. Rodriguez Faculty Profile

Daniel A. Rodriguez

Divisional Dean (Religion and Philosophy Division)
Professor of Religion and Hispanic Studies
Religion and Philosophy Division, Seaver College
AC 201A

Education

  • PhD, Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, 2000
  • MA, Religion, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, 1981
  • BA, Religion, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, 1978

Chapters in Edited Volumes (Since 2015)

  • "From the Promised Land to Egypt: Immigration, Transnationalism and Mission among Hispanic Evangelical Churches in North America." In Churches on Mission: God's Grace Abounding to the Nations. Edited by Geoff Hartt. Evangelical Missiological Society Series, No. 25. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library (October 2017), pp. 211-231.
  • "Multigenerational Hispanic Ministry." In The Hispanic Evangelical Church in the United States: History, Ministry and Challenges. Edited by Samuel Pagán. Elk Grove, CA: National Hispanic Leadership Conference (May 2016), pp. 11-35.
  • "Hispanic Youth Ministry in the USA." In Pentecostals and Charismatics in Latin America and Latino Communities. Edited by Nestor Medina and Sammy Alfaro. New York: Palgrave MacMillan (October 2015), pp.127-139.

Book

Affiliations

  • Member, American Academy of Religion (Since 1994)
  • Member, American Society of Missiology (Since 2001)
  • Member, Association of Professors of Mission (Since 2002)
  • Member, Evangelical Theological Society (Since 2000)
  • Member, Evangelical Missiological Society (Since 2000)
  • Board of Trustees, Missions Resource Network (Since 2003)
  • Board of Directors, Hispanic National Association of Evangelicals (Since 2008)

Presentations at Meetings of Learned Societies (Since 2015)

  • "Diaspora Missions in an Anti-immigrant Context: A Hispanic Evangelical Perspective," delivered at the Christian Scholars Conference, Nashville, TN (6/8/18).
  • "Hispanic Evangelicalism in the United States: Critical and Theological Responses to Trump's Vision for America and to White Evangelicals Who Embrace It," delivered at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Boston, MA (11/18/17).
  • "Evangelical Mission in the Age of Trump: Critical and Missiological Responses to President Trump's Vision for America from the Hispanic Evangelical Church in the United States," delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Missiological Society, Dallas, TX (9/17/17).
  • "From the Promised Land to Egypt: Immigration, Transnationalism and Mission among Hispanic Evangelical Churches in North America," a plenary address delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Missiological Society, Dallas, TX (10/16/16).
  • "Reaching and Equipping Toda la Familia: Effective Multigenerational Ministry among Hispanic Families in the United States," delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta, GA (11/17/15).

Lectures (Since 2015)

  • "Challenges Facing Dominant-Group Churches in North American that Desire to Reach Their Latino Neighbors," a three-part series delivered at the Harding University Bible Lectures, Searcy, AR (10/1/19).
  • "Reaching New Generations," delivered at the Annual Hispanic Pastors' Summit of the Western Region of the American Baptist Church, Oxnard, CA (5/17/19).
  • "The Circumstances and Challenges Facing the Hispanic Evangelical Church in 2019," delivered at the annual Hispanic Ministry Conference, BIOLA University (3/16/19).
  • "Multi-generational Hispanic Ministry," delivered at the Annual Hispanic Pastors' Conference of the Southwest Region of the Church of God, Palms Springs (10/19/18).
  • "Trends in Hispanic Ministry," delivered at the Hispanic General Baptist Convention of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK (10/12/18).
  • "Un momento de transición en la SPDYM" (A Moment of Transition in the SPDYM), delivered at the annual meeting of youth ministers of the Southern Pacific Division of the Assemblies of God, Palm Springs, CA (7/7/18).
  • "Un momento de transición en la Iglesia Bautista Hispana en Texas" (A Moment of Transition in the Hispanic Baptist Church in Texas), delivered at the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, Dallas, TX (5/15/18).
  • "Recovering Our Identity as a Colony of Resident Aliens in Multicultural America," delivered at the RENEW Conference, Fresno, CA (3/10/17).
  • "Sacrificing Our Rights and Preferences in Order to Reach the Unchurched with the Gospel," delivered at the RENEW Conference, Fresno, CA (3/10/17).
  • "From the Promised Land to Egypt: Immigration, Transnationalism, and Diaspora Mission to and from North America," delivered at the Santa Barbara Missions Conference, sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church and Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara, CA (1/28/2017).
  • "The Immigration Dilemma: Xenophobic, Nationalistic, Partisan or Missional Responses?" delivered at the Santa Barbara Missions Conference, sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church and Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara, CA (1/27/2017).
  • "Living in Egypt as a Colony of Resident Aliens." A plenary address delivered at the Mosaix' 3rd National Multi-ethnic Church Conference, Dallas, TX (November 2, 2016).

Seminars and Workshops (Since 2015)

  • "Removing the Walls Between the Local Church and Its Hispanic Neighbors," a workshop delivered at the Mosaix' 4rd National Multi-ethnic Church Conference, Dallas, TX (November 5, 2019).
  • "Hispanic Ministry Where language is no Barrier," a workshop delivered at Hispanic Ministry Summit hosted at the South Walker Church of Christ, Oklahoma City, OK (3/6/19).
  • "Removing the Wall between Your Church and its Latino Neighbors," a workshop delivered at the 2019 Urban Ministry Conference, Houston, TX (2/8/19).
  • "No Longer Foreigners and Aliens: A Latino Response to the Immigration Dilemma," a workshop delivered at the Mosaix' 3rd National Multi-ethnic Church Conference, Dallas, TX (November 2, 2016).
  • "Becoming a Cross-Culturally Competent Church," a workshop delivered at Exponential West 2016, a non-denominational church-planting/church-growth conference, Irvine, CA (October 5, 2016).
  • "Comprendiendo y evangelizando a los hispanos de la segunda y tercera generación"(Understanding and Evangelizing Second and Third Generation Latinos), a seminar delivered at The Consultation of Four Square Hispanic Pastors and Leaders, Glendale, CA (June 25, 2016)
  • "Comprendiendo y desarrollando a la segunda y tercera generación para el evangelismo y las misiones" (Understanding and Developing the Second and Third Generation for Evangelism and Mission), a three-day seminar delivered at the Instituto Iberoamericano de Estudios Transculturales (IIbET), Dallas, TX (June 9-11, 2016).
  • "El Futuro de La Iglesia Latina en el Siglo 21" (The Future of the Latino Church in the 20th Century), a seminar presented at the annual meeting of Latino Ministries of the American Baptist Churches of Los Angeles, the Southwest and Hawaii, Los Angeles, CA (October 31, 2015).
  • "Not Your Abuela's Church: Multi-generational Hispanic Ministry," a workshop delivered at Exponential West 2015, a non-denominational church-planting/church-growth conference, Irvine, CA (October 8, 2015).
  • "Challenges Facing Hispanic Teens and the Churches Trying to Reach Them," a workshop delivered at Exponential West 2015, a non-denominational church-planting/church-growth conference, Irvine, CA (October 7, 2015).
  • "Comprendiendo y desarrollando a la segunda y tercera generación para el evangelismo y las misiones" (Understanding and Developing the Second and Third Generation for Evangelism and Mission), a three-day seminar delivered at the Instituto Iberoamericano de Estudios Transculturales (IIbET), Orlando, FL (July 16-18, 2015).

Topics

  • Contextualization and Contextual Theology
  • Hispanic Culture and Ministry in the United Sates
  • Latino/a Theology and Religion in the United States
  • Multi-ethnic Ministry and Cross-Cultural Missions
  • Urban Mission and Ministry in the United States

Courses

  • REL 301: Christianity and Culture: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger
  • REL 340: The Nature and Purpose of the Church
  • REL 542: Communicating the Gospel in Domestic and Global Contexts
  • REL 544: Multi-ethnic Ministry and Cross-Cultural Missions
  • REL 640: Mobilizing the Church as a Missional Community