Dr. David J. Wriglesworth serves as the Executive Director of Living Word International sharing the ministry in churches, reaching into the world with the Gospel message, and training nationals in their various leadership responsibilities. He has written several leadership manuals. He is presently expanding the leadership material to include a general picture of biblical leadership with a ten course program. His ministry has also included magazine and newspaper articles. In his pastorates, he aired two radio programs--Living Word and Praise Notes.
He is married to the former Carrie E. Brockway of Albion, ME who has taught in both public and Christian schools throughout her career. At times, she accompanies him on international trips and shares with the women. She has written a training manual: The Virtuous Woman: A Role Model for Christian Women.
The Lord has blessed them with three wonderful children. They now have their own families. The six grandchildren are special blessings these days. Chad, their son, went home to be with the Lord on November 20th, 2013. He served in the U.S. Air Force and Army and came home from Afghanistan with incurable four-stage melanoma.
Dr. Wriglesworth came from a pastoral home, accepting Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at age nine. At eighteen years, he committed his life to full-time Christian service.
His service for the Lord has continued for over forty years, including youth, Christian education, assistant pastoral and pastoral positions. As a pastor, he served two churches for over twenty-one years--First Baptist Church in Canonsburg, PA and First Baptist Church in Mifflintown, PA. Both works grew spiritually and numerically under his leadership. For over twenty-five years, he has been working in sort-term mission projects around the world ministering in many different countries. He continues to raise support for national pastors. He has also served with World Evangelistic Outreach, a mission agency, and Pennsylvanians for Biblical Morality, a political lobbying organization.
Dr. Wriglesworth has a B.A. in Bible and Christian Education from Barrrington College, Barrington, RI; an M.R.E. degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA; and M.Div. and D.Min. degrees from Luther Rice Seminary, Atlanta, GA. He was ordained into the ministry in 1970.
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