Pastor Rob Wright has spent almost his whole life in the ministry. A decorated Vietnam veteran, he was ordained into the ministry in 1972, and has served as pastor, evangelist, prison chaplain and teacher.
In the mid 70’s Rob became the Protestant Chaplain of the infamous Attica state prison in western New York following the riots there. His dynamic experience in the prison was featured on the CBS nightly news, and is the subject of Rob’s first book; “ATTICA PRISON -RIOT TO REVIVAL’’. He was invited to hold crusades in the prisons in Kenya Africa by the government of Kenya; and a record 1760 inmates accepted Jesus Christ as their personal savior.
As an evangelist Rob has ministered across the United States, Canada, Africa, England, and Haiti. He has spoken at over 400 Full Gospel Business Men’s meetings, and has appeared on “CBN’s 700 Club,”Praise The Lord’’, and “Word of Faith” television programs. His personal testimony was featured in the June 1987 issue of “Guideposts” magazine, and he has written articles published in “Christian Life” and “Dove” magazines. Pastor Rob has been gifted with a powerful radio ministry through the years that began with a program heard daily on the ‘’CBN Radio Network” with Pat Robertson.
Pastor Rob’s many years of ministry and warm sense of humor has blessed many who consider him as a “spiritual father”. His vision is to help Christians become all they can be through the teaching of the Word and personal discipleship. Every person is precious, and has an important place at Abundant Grace.