Sam Allberry is a pastor and writer based in Maidenhead, UK and a global speaker for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. He is an editor and a writer and speaker for The Gospel Coalition and the author of a number of books on Christian belief, including Why Bother With Church?, James For You, and the bestselling Is God Anti-Gay?
Sam studied theology at Wycliffe Hall in Oxford. He worked at St Ebbe’s Church in Oxford where he oversaw the ministry to university students and then at St Mary’s Church in Maidenhead where he has been based since 2008. He is an ordained minister in the Church of England and was recently elected to serve on its governing body, the General Synod.
Sam speaks widely on issues of sexuality and identity and continues to minister as a Bible teacher and pastor. He is currently working on projects concerning singleness and the Christian understanding of the body. In his spare time, Sam enjoys hiking, American history, and slowly perfecting his recipe for Thai green curry.