In 2018, Rodney launched Canopy Social, an innovative ministry program at Buckhead Church designed to address the problems of loneliness and growing disconnection among single adults in Atlanta. Canopy Social quickly grew to the largest single adult community in Atlanta with over 27,000 participants.
Throughout his career, Rodney has been a builder and connector. As a former teaching pastor, Rodney helped build Mountain Lake Church in Cumming, GA into a 2,000+ weekly attendance ministry in just six years. He joined Buckhead Church in 2010, holding a series of positions focused on expanding and deepening engagement with members and the larger community. Skilled in organizational development and transformation and gifted with a knack for relationship building, he has been instrumental to the Church’s vision, culture, and ultimate success. As our newest consultant, he looks forward to applying his energy and relational skills to the realm of executive search.
Rodney is a published author, dynamic speaker, and leadership adviser and has spent time as a communication coach. A native of Atlanta, he holds a BA in Speech Communication from the University of Georgia. He is an avid reader and podcast listener with extracurricular interests as diverse as entrepreneurship, marketing, politics, sports, cooking, and travel. Rodney lives in Roswell with his wife Sarah, his two boys, and absolutely no cats.