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Eric Wilson Named Preaching Minister of Pepperdine's University Church

Pepperdine's University Church has announced that Eric Wilson has been appointed its full-time preaching minister. The position was previously held by Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus and former Dean of Students Al Sturgeon (JD '11). Wilson delivered the invocation when Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch spoke at the School of Law in September, 2019.

Wilson served as Executive Minister at Sycamore View Church of Christ in Memphis, Tennessee, and as the Senior Minister at Fairview Road Church of Christ in Columbia, Missouri. He has been married for 21 years to his wife Sharita and has two sons Canaan and Jordan. He is an award winning playwright and theatrical director. His work has been published and performed around the country including the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Wilson has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri. He has been a returning keynote speaker at the ACU Summit Lectureship and Workshop Leader at the Pepperdine Bible Lectures. He serves as the Spiritual Director for the National Racial Unity Leadership Summit and is a church organization consultant and missionary to Zambia.

Wilson is the author of Faith: The First Seven Lessons (2016) which may be found here.