Sam Wilder is a graduate of the American Baptist Seminary of the West. He graduated from seminary in 1983 and began his ministry in Central California. Sam has been the senior pastor at West Lakewood Baptist for the past twenty-one years. He has a deep and abiding love for his church and its members.
Sam's particular passions in his ministry to the church are for worship and discipleship. His greatest wish for all believers is that they may learn to place God first in their lives and submit themselves to His will.