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James L. Wilson

James L. Wilson

Director, Doctor of Ministry Program | Professor of Leadership Formationoffice: 909-687-1607

Jim L. Wilson started preaching when he was 17 and became a pastor when he was 18. 

Today, he is a professor of leadership formation and the director of the Doctor of Ministry Program.

Wilson is an award-winning writer with hundreds of  pieces in print and the author, co-author or contributor to more than twenty books. His recent books include, Impact Preaching: A Case for the One-Point Expository SermonPastoral Ministry in the Real World, and 300 illustrations for Preachers. His sermons and sermon illustrations appear on the FreshMinistry website and in WordSearch, Accordance and Logos Bible Software.

Jim and his wife Susan have two sons, two daughters-in-law and four grandchildren.

Degrees & Accolades

D.Min. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. Wayland Baptist University