Dante Wright

Dr. Dante Wright

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

Director of Center for the Study of African-American Preaching

Office: Honors Commons 

Email: DWright

Address: 316 Boulevard #1082, Anderson, SC 29621


Dr. Wright is an Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at Anderson University. Before coming to Anderson, he was an adjunct professor at Criswell College, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Anderson University.  He is the Senior Pastor of Sweet Home Baptist – The Pinnacle of Praise in Round Rock, Texas.

Dr. Wright’s extensive ministry and service include membership and leadership among many notable Boards of Directors and organizations, including the election as Vice-President and Recording Secretary of the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention, as well as serving as a member of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc., Academy of Homiletics, Criswell College Board of Trustees, Evangelical Homiletical Society, and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

He has been the keynote speaker and lectured at many historic academic institutions, including Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Liberty University Rawlings Divinity School, and Huston-Tillotson University.

Dr. Wright earned an Associate Degree in 1991 from Cisco Junior College, Cisco, Texas; a B.S. in 1994 from Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri; an M.A. in Christian Leadership in 2000, an M. Div. Degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, Lynchburg, Virginia, a D. Min with an academic concentration in Homiletics from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary; a Th.M. from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; and a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Homiletics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Dr. Wright is a husband, a father, and a friend.  In his spare time, you will find him reading or watching football. He is devoted to preaching and teaching the Word of God in both the sanctuary and seminary.