Professor of Educational Ministries, Liberty School of Divinity
- Dr. Rod Dempsey is a Professor of Educational Ministries as well as an Associate Pastor at Thomas Road Baptist Church.
- Dr. Dempsey served as a church planter, Christian education pastor, membership pastor, small group pastor, and elder prior to coming to Lynchburg in 2003.
- He is the authors of 5 books and contributes regularly to Christianity Today.
- “Achieving Your Dreams”
- “Building Dynamic Faith”
- “Leading, Healthy, Growing Multiplying Small Groups”
- “Disciple Making Is”
- “Spiritual Formations Is”
- He is a church consultant on Discipleship models and systems.
- Dr. Dempsey met his wife Patti while attending Liberty University.
- They have two sons, a daughter-in-law, and five grandchildren.
- His passion is to glorify Christ by being a multiplier of multipliers for the Great Commission.
- He leads “Reach 434” in Lynchburg Va. Which is dedicated to showing and sharing the Gospel through partnerships to the greater Lynchburg region.