The mission of Dallas Theological Seminary is to
glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders
for the proclamation of His Word and the
building up of the body of Christ worldwide.
BS, Purdue University, 1977; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1990; PhD, University of Edinburgh, 1998.
Dr. Orr spent his formative years in Ethiopia and Germany. He served with Cru
(Campus Crusade for Christ) for 34 years, 17 of which were overseas. Dr. Orr taught
at the Nairobi International School of Theology in Kenya and, serving as executive
director, helped build Africa Leadership and Management Academy (ALMA), a
graduate school in Zimbabwe. While stateside, his ministry focused on Yale University
and United Nations diplomats in New York City. Dr. Orr and his wife, Cortina, have a son who attends Syracuse University and a daughter who is a student at DTS.