Jim Wilson spoke powerfully during the opening address from our Temecula Expositors Collective gathering from Romans 12 about how expository preaching brings the hearers into contact with God and how that will necessarily provoke and invite life transformation.
Jim Wilson started preaching when he was 17, became a pastor when he was 18 and served as a full-time pastor until he became a professor. Today, he is Professor of Leadership Formation and the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Gateway Seminary where he has served since 2006.
Though a full-time member of the Seminary faculty, Dr. Wilson continues to serve the local church as a Teaching Pastor of Lakeshore City Church in Corona, CA In addition, he is speaks at conferences, seminars, retreats and in other local churches.
Wilson is an award winning writer with hundreds of pieces in print and the author, co-author or contributor to more than thirty books. Zondervan Academic, Broadman & Holman, Lexham Press, Serendipity House, LifeWay, Weaver Book Company, Standard Publishing, and Tyndale House have published his work. His sermons and sermon illustrations appear in WordSearch, Accordance and Logos Bible Software.
Jim graduated with a BA from Wayland University and a MDiv and DMin from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. He has certifications as a Church Consultant from Society of Church Consultants. Transitional Pastor from LifeWay, and is a MBTI practitioner.
Illustrating Well: Preaching Sermons that Connect]:(https://lexhampress.com/product/213956/illustrating-well-preaching-sermons-that-connect)
Fresh Ministry: Helping Pastors be More Effective: (https://freshministry.org/)
Jim Wilson's Books: (http://www.freshministry.org/books.html)
Sermon Preparation Reflection Loop: (https://vimeo.com/299984821)
Jim's interview that he referenced at the beginning of the message: https://cgnmedia.org/podcast/expositors-collective/episode/beyond-words-sermon-illustrations-and-the-preacher-who-could-not-speak-jemx
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