Southern Evangelical Seminary & Bible College

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Ted Wright

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Ted Wright

Instructor of Apologetics (B.A., 1997; M.A., 2003)

Ted W. Wright is the Executive Director of and his areas of specialty include: Archaeology and the Bible, Apologetics, Palaeontology, Geology, and Philosophy.

In addition to teaching at two seminaries, Ted Wright speaks internationally on college campuses and in churches; with his eye-opening presentation Digging for the Truth: The Bible and Archaeology, Wright has also made numerous appearances on radio and television.

Most recently, Wright represented the Christian position on the History Channel’s most ambitious TV series to date: Mankind: The Story of All of Us

Having served as a research assistant at the Cobb Institute of Archaeology where he researched and curated artefacts from Southern Israel, Wright has also investigated the Grand Canyon in search of 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.

Academic Experience
  • Executive Director,, 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)

Ministry Experience
  • 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.