Welcome to R3: Lawrence Rodgers

Welcome to R3: Lawrence Rodgers August 10, 2016

Lawrence Rodgers PhotoLawrence W. Rodgers is a writer deeply concerned with the plight of those who are treated as if they are invisible.  Lawrence’s work seeks to raise awareness, challenge, and convict society to develop a conscience for the disinherited and the dispossessed.  He is the pastor of the Westside Church of Christ in Baltimore, MD.  He is a Masters of Divinity candidate at Howard University School of Divinity where he is the recipient of the Howard Thurman and Benjamin Mays Trustee Scholarship and he is the Thomas A. and Affie M. Wright Fellow.  His Bachelor’s Degree is in Biblical Studies and Ministry from Harding University where he graduated with the Most Outstanding Bible and Ministry Major Award.  

Lawrence W. Rodgers believes in connecting theory with practice, and emotion with action, so he is involved in several social ministries, such as work with homelessness victims, re-entry citizens, and human trafficking victims. Furthermore, Lawrence is a certified trainer with Healing Communities, a non-profit organization advocating for re-entry citizens.  Lawrence is a published author.  Most recently, he wrote the chapter entitled “The Church Must No Longer Be Silent about Racism in America” in the recently published book Reconciliation Reconsidered, he also blogs at

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