Author Spotlight

Welcome to my Author Spotlight, where the spotlight is currently on

Rev. Sam Wright. 

Dr. Sam Wright earned a Ph.D. in biblical studies.  Part of his work on his doctorate involved study in Israel at the Ecumenical Institute.  He has served as a pastor, professor, and missionary (Brazil).  He has served the United Methodist churches of Florida since 1994.  He was appointed to First UMC Sarasota in July 2016.


In addition to serving as pastor, Dr. Sam has a passion for both teaching and writing. He has taught in universities and seminaries in Indiana, Kentucky, Florida, and Brazil – mostly in the field of Biblical Studies, although he has also taught world religions, ethics and philosophy. He has written Sunday School curriculum and articles for theological journals.

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