Dr. Rex M. Rogers has served as President, SAT-7 USA, since 2009. He grew up in Ohio with wonderful Christian parents, accepted Christ as Savior at 6 years of age, and is grateful for the opportunity to serve the Lord in Christian ministry and leadership. He loves the people and cultures of the Middle East and sincerely believes God has perfectly positioned SAT-7 for Christian teaching and testimony in a region hungry for hope.
Rex pursued a career in Christian higher education for 34 years. From 1991 to 2008, he served as president of Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI. He was responsible for the undergraduate college and the graduate program, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and Asia Baptist Theological Seminary based in Singapore. During that time, he managed the University’s Christian radio stations, including an internationally syndicated program, Mission Network News, and a nationally distributed children’s radio ministry, His Kids Radio.
Rex’s published works include Living for God in Changing Times (Unlikely Leaders, ebook, 2011); Gambling: Don’t Bet on It (Kregel, 2005), previously published as Seducing America: Is Gambling a Good Bet? (Baker, 1997); Christian Liberty: Living for God in a Changing Culture (Baker, 2003); and co-authored with Rick E. Amidon, Today You Do Greatness: A Parable on Success and Significance (Unlikely Leaders, ebook, 2011). He writes regular blogs at his website www.rexmrogers.com.
From 1993 to 2009, Rex wrote and recorded Making a Difference, a daily radio feature applying biblical principles to a wide range of contemporary issues. From 2003 to 2008, the program was syndicated weekly in print with more than 100 newspapers in 33 states. In 2011, Dr. Rogers launched a weekly video column of the same name.
Rex holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Cincinnati, an M.A. in political science from the University of Akron and a B.A. in social science from Cedarville University. Rex and his wife, Sarah, have four adult children and their spouses, and four grandsons. He speaks regularly, as does Sarah, at special events and in churches, schools, and business venues.