Mark Wilson

What is your spiritual love language?

What is your spiritual love language?

 Learn more About Voices Blogs  I recently asked my students, “What do good Christians do? What behaviors should be expected of them? What practices are prioritized in their lives?” They wrote their answers on the board: go to church, tithe, read the Bible, pray....
​Wesleyans in the news

​Wesleyans in the news

Each week, both Wesleyans and Wesleyan churches are featured in online news publications. As we are alerted to those news items, we are privileged to pass them along. If you see a news item that relates to Wesleyans, please forward to communications@wesleyan.org. OKWU...
​I will rejoice and be glad in it!

​I will rejoice and be glad in it!

Many morning, before climbing out of bed, I repeat Psalm 118:24: “This is the day the Lord has made. I will rejoice and be glad in it!” I do this especially on days when there are major challenges before me. This simple little practice is like hitting a...
Purple Fish: An interview with Mark Wilson

Purple Fish: An interview with Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson’s new book Purple Fish, written on the topic of evangelism, was just released last month. I had the chance to read it early, and here is my endorsement of the book. “Are you reluctant to share your faith? Do you lack motivation to lead people to Christ?...
A grocery contest and answered prayer

A grocery contest and answered prayer

My friend, Mark Wilson, is pastor of a church in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. He tells a wonderful story in his new book, Purple Fish. It seems the Marketplace Grocery conducted a contest a few years ago, in which they announced a drawing for a free year’s supply of...
Mark Wilson’s new book, Purple Fish

Mark Wilson’s new book, Purple Fish

If you think growing a thriving church in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is challenging, try tackling the project of helping people feel comfortable with evangelism. You know, evangelism, as in talking to people about Jesus. As Mark Wilson, who does lead a thriving...