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Happy Belated Birthday to John Calvin
Yesterday was John Calvin's 505th birthday. Happy Belated Birthday to You! Happy Belated Birthday to You! Happy Belated Birthday Dear Johnny-Boy! Happy Belated Birthday To You! Q: What do get when John Piper drinks Mountain Dew? A: A Hyper Calvinist!
Yesterday was John Calvin's 505th birthday. Happy Belated Birthday to You! Happy Belated Birthday to You! Happy Belated Birthday Dear Johnny-Boy! Happy Belated Birthday To You! Q: What do get when John Piper drinks...
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When Life Feels Like a Pressure Cooker
When you are under tremendous stress, and life feels like a pressure cooker, then it's time to stop and evaluate what's happening inside of you.  Stress is like the red lights on the automobile dashboard.  It indicates a warning that something under the hoo...
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"I'm fishing for rmen with a certain kind of bait, and the bait I am offering is not candy; it's a very specific thing that I'm offering, which is a deep gospel and a deep conversion." --  Larry Norman Purple Fish:  A Heart f...
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J R Woodward Endorses Purple Fish!
"Mark Wilson takes you on a memorable fishing trip and treasure hunt that will motivate you to reengage in God's mission with a new sense of vigor.  This book is witty, engaging, down to earth and transformative!" --  J R Woodward, Natual Director, The V3 C...
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Leonard Sweet Endorses Purple Fish
You will never read a more fun or helpful book on evangelism than   Purple Fish .    The most reprinted book in English after the King James Bible is a f ishing manual entitled The Compleat Angler (1653). This little classic on  another kind of "fishing" de...
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Before You Erput
Mauna Loa, earth's largest volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, has been steaming lately. Pundits wonder when a full eruption will occur.  That reminds me of some human relationships -- steam, steam, steam -- and "Thar She Blows!"  Some people have a low frustra...
Mauna Loa, earth's largest volcano on Hawaii's Big Island, has been steaming lately. Pundits wonder when a full eruption will occur.  That reminds me of some human relationships -- steam, steam, steam -- and "Thar She Blows!...
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A Matter of Perspective
The rain had ended. The sun was shining. A beautiful rainbow arched across the sky. "Isn't this a beautiful day?" the robin chirped contentedly. "That, my friend," said the snail, as he raised his mud-soaked face, "is a matter of perspective."
The rain had ended. The sun was shining. A beautiful rainbow arched across the sky. "Isn't this a beautiful day?" the robin chirped contentedly. "That, my friend," said the snail, as he raised his mud-soaked face, "is a matte...
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An honor to have the endorsement from great Christian leader, Mary Schaller.
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Fishin' with a Mission
"I'm fishing for rmen with a certain kind of bait, and the bait I am offering is not candy; it's a very specific thing that I'm offering, which is a deep gospel and a deep conversion." --  Larry Norman Purple Fish:  A Heart for Sharing Jesus
"I'm fishing for rmen with a certain kind of bait, and the bait I am offering is not candy; it's a very specific thing that I'm offering, which is a deep gospel and a deep conversion." --  Larry Norman Purple Fish:  A Heart f...
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Dave Drury Endorses Purple Fish
"Most authors make you smile or make you think. Mark Wilson does both, even at the same time. Purple Fish inspires me to share my faith without shaming the sinner or stressing me out. Mark is what's needed today, a folk-theologian, a personalized pastor, an...
"Most authors make you smile or make you think. Mark Wilson does both, even at the same time. Purple Fish inspires me to share my faith without shaming the sinner or stressing me out. Mark is what's needed today, a folk-theol...
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Join the Purple Fish Book Launch Team
My book, Purple Fish: A Heart for Sharing Jesus,  releases next month.  Wesleyan Publishing House is offering a great opportunity for a limited number of people to participate in the Purple Fish Book Launch Team.  You get a f...
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A Call for Fishing Buddies
My book, Purple Fish: A Heart for Sharing Jesus ,  releases next month.  Wesleyan Publishing House is offering a great opportunity for a limited number of people to participate in the Purple Fish Book Launch Team.  You get a free electronic preview copy of ...
My book, Purple Fish: A Heart for Sharing Jesus,  releases next month.  Wesleyan Publishing House is offering a great opportunity for a limited number of people to participate in the Purple Fish Book Launch Team.  You get a f...
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  • Hayward Wesleyan Church
    Senior Pastor, 1991 - present
  • Sunnymead Wesleyan Church
    Youth Pastor, 1986 - 1991
  • Pasadena Wesleyan Church
    Youth Pastor, 1984 - 1986
  • Eastview Wesleyan Church
    Youth Pastor, 1982 - 1984
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Fargo, Ohio - Marion, Indiana - Pasadena, California - Moreno Valley, California - Hayward, Wisconsin
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  • Indiana Wesleyan University
    Christian Ministries, 1980 - 1984
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
    Theology, Christian Formation and Discipleship, 1984 - 1986
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Mary Schaller Endorses Purple Fish
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To those who want to be Christ’s ambassadors in this needy world (and that should be all of us who claim to be followers of Jesus): make way

Fishin' with a Mission
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"I'm fishing for rmen with a certain kind of bait, and the bait I am offering is not candy; it's a very specific thing that I'm offering, wh

J R Woodward Endorses Purple Fish!
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"Mark Wilson takes you on a memorable fishing trip and treasure hunt that will motivate you to reengage in God's mission with a new sense of

Enjoy Yourself, It's Later Than You Think
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Dr. Frederic Loomis, a busy obstetrician, worked long, harried hours in his California hospital. One day, he received a letter that complete

A Hymn for Those Troubled in Spirit
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One day, while troubled in spirit, I happened upon this beautiful hymn. It was written by rural pastor, Hugh Stowell, and published in The W

Three Humors of the Human Heart
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Three humors of the human heart interpret reality. Humor inspired by heaven above, sustaining the soul, abundant in love. Humor devised of e

Focus on the Fountain, Not the Streams
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"Many in our churches make the serious blunder of confining their attention to the outer, to the neglect of the inner life. They work at the

The Beautiful Melting of Christmas Evans
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All Hayward rejoiced over our recent snow melting. Every conversation at the post office and grocery store began with, "What a beautiful day

Four Obstacles to Spiritual Depth
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George Barna identified the following four obstacles to spiritual depth in American Christianity: 1. Commitment: Although American Christian

Pilgrim Holiness Valentine Candy
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Encouraging pastors in small towns and rural communities. You can thrive where you are planted and touch the world from the end of it! Frida

How To Brighten a Room and Inspire Others
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Have you ever noticed that when certain people walk into a room, the whole place brightens? Somehow, they bring inspiration and hope just by

Just an Ugly Old Stump
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A few people asked for a copy of my poem that I shared in yesterday's sermon. The picture was taken by my friend, Heath Davis: Just an ugly

A Call to Pastoral Health
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Pastor, if you want your congregation to be healthy, you need to become healthy yourself. Here's a great article by my friend, Lenny Luchett

Kipling's Fatherly Advice Good for Entering a New Year
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In a conversation about literature a while back, I asked, “Do you like Kipling?” To that, my friend responded, “I don’t know. I’ve never Kip

What You Love Most Wins
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Whatever we love most usually wins. This Saturday, throngs of people in orange will head to the woods long before dawn. Some will rise befor

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He Said She Said. Posted by Todd Rhoades on Nov 9, 2011 in Trends | 0 comments. Here's an interesting info-graphic that shows the differ

Beyond Evangelical: Part VI
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The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Evangelicalism by Hal Miller. Part of the Beyond Evangelical series by Frank Viola.

Revitalize Your Church: Here is Love Vast As The Ocean
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Encouraging pastors in small towns and rural communities. You can thrive where you are planted and touch the world from the end of it! Thurs