Dr. Rico Wagner

Pastor Sam has a unique passion for inspiring people towards lasting change to inspire them with his unique brand of leadership. He ministers with a candid, fiery, fun, and prophetic style that God has used to bring the Gospel across this nation and around the world. Pastor Sam in 2013, appeared in the movie “Dead Raiser” which talks about Matthew 10:8, the power to heal the sick, cleanse the leper, cast out demons, as well as raise the dead documentary. In 2015, Pastor Sam Wagner appeared as a co-host on Project Afterlife a docu-series about near death experiences on Destination America Network. Pastor Sam served in the US Marine Corps, has an Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Degree from Rowan Cabarrus Community College, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Shaw University and has completed a graduate studies program Administrative Office Management Program from North Carolina State University. Pastor Sam is a retired Sergeant with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol after serving for 16 years as a State Trooper before going into full time ministry.


Pastor Sam is married to his wife of 21 years, Dr. Rico Wagner and they have four children Samyah, Stephon, Tyler, and Ian and a daughter-in-law Shiann and grandson Ace.

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