Ted W. Wright is the Executive Director of CrossExamined.org and his areas of specialty include Archaeology and the Bible as well as Apologetics, Palaeontology, Geology and Philosophy.
Ted earned his undergraduate degree from the Cobb Institute of Archaeology at Mississippi State University and a Masters degree in Apologetics at Southern Evangelical Seminary. In addition to teaching at two seminaries, Ted speaks on college campuses and churches all over the world with the eye-opening presentation, "Digging for the Truth: The Bible and Archaeology." Ted has made appearances on numerous radio and TV programs as well.
Most recently, Ted represented the Christian position on History Channel’s most ambitious TV series to date: Mankind: The Story of All of Us. Ted has served as a research assistant at the Cobb Institute of Archaeology where he helped research and curate artefacts from Southern Israel, and he has personally investigated the Grand Canyon for evidence of a great flood.
M.A., 2003, Apologetics, Southern Evangleical Seminary, NC
graduated cum laude
B.A., 1997, Archeology, Mississippi State University, MS
Christian Education Associate Diploma, 1994, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, LA
Book review: "The Cell's Design: How Chemistry Reveals the Creator's Artistry," in the Christian Apologetics Journal (Spring 2008) vol. 7, no. 1, 97-100.
Book Review: "Into the Silent Land: A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation," in the Christian Apologetics Journal (Spring 2008) vol. 7, no. 1, 119-122.
Book Review: "A Thomistic Tapestry: Essays in Memory of Etienne Gilson," in the Christian Apologetics Journal (Sping 2008) vol. 7, no. 1, 106-10.
Executive Director, CrossExamined.org, NC (2013 - 2013)
Adjunct Instructor of Apologetics, Southern Evangelical Bible College, NC (2004 - present)
Adjunct Professor of Theology & Bible, New Life Theological Seminary, NC (2004 - present)
Instructor, Institute for Biblical Studies, Southern Evangelical Seminary, NC (2003 - 2005)
Instructor, Central Piedmont Community College, NC (2000 - 2002)
Senior Pastor, Trinity Baptist Church, NC (2006 - 2012)
Senior Pastor, Plymouth Baptist Church, MS, (1997 - 1998)
Associate Pastor & Minister to Youth & Children, Faith Baptist Church, MS (1994 - 1996)
Minister to Youth, Antioch Baptist Church, MS (1993 - 1994)
Ted is married to Cathy, and has one child.