Dr. Aidsand Wright-Riggins

New Baptist Covenant Executive Committee

Wright-RigginsDr. Aidsand Wright-Riggins, III, served for 24 years as the executive director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies and chief executive officer of Judson Press before retiring and being honored with emeritus status.  Throughout his career, Dr. Wright-Riggins has fought for justice and served in a number of important positions including: director of peace with justice ministry for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles, dean of The Ecumenical Center for Black Church Studies in Los Angeles, and as adjunct professor of philosophy and homiletics at University of La Verne in La Verne, California.

Dr. Wright-Riggins holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from The Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, and holds an honorary degree from Benedict College as well as three other honorary doctoral degrees.

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