The Reverend Paul Wrightman graduated from Stanford University with distinction and departmental honors, and he earned his M.A.,Summa Cum Laude, at Chicago Theological Seminary. His work at various prestigious institutions since then is approximately the equivalent of a Divinity Doctorate. While in Pennsylvania he taught classes in the New Testament and in Systematic Theology at the Penn West Academy for Ministry, and has written two books on St. Paul.

Known since arrival in Carmel for his thought-provoking sermons, including themes of what Jesus actually said and why, social justice, the Beatitudes, Twelve Steps, Ten Commandments and much more.